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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Oxbow New York

Oxbow is a hamlet in the town of Antwerp of Jefferson County, New York, United States. It lies at an altitude of 354 feet. Located at Oxbow is the Dr. Abner Benton House (1819), listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

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...