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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Orient New York

Orient is a census-designated place (CDP) roughly corresponding to the hamlet (unincorporated place) in the town of Southold in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The CDP's population was 709 at the 2000 census. Orient and Orient Point are used almost interchangeably. However Orient Point refers specifically to the physical point at the end of the North Fork of Long Island while Orient is the hamlet in which the point is located.

What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in New York

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...