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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Patchogue New York

Patchogue is a waterfront village on the south shore of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 12,919 at the 2000 census. The village is named after the Patchogue Indians, who once inhabited the area. Patchogue is part of the town of Brookhaven, on the South Shore of Long Island on the Great South Bay. The village is served by the Patchogue Post Office, which also serves the hamlet of Davis Park and other areas on Fire Island.

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...

Federal court opinions concerning criminal appeals law in New York