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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Perkinsville New York

Perkinsville is a locale in Steuben County in the U.S. state of New York. It is the birthplace of Patty Maloney. It is located at 42°32′23″N 77°37′41″W / 42.53972°N 77.62806°W / 42.53972; -77.62806. As of the 2000 U.S. census, Perkinsville has an average household size of 2.66 persons. From 1882-1963 Perkinsville was on the New York (Hoboken)to Buffalo Main Line of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (1882-1960) and Erie Lackawanna Railroad (1960-1963). Tracks were removed through Perkinsville in 1963 by order of the United States Interstate Commerce Commission to promote highway transportation. Today (2008) Perkinsville has no rail service.

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...