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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Plainview New York

Plainview is a hamlet located in the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York, USA. The population was 27,677 as of 2007. The Plainview Post Office has the ZIP Code 11803. Plainview and its neighboring hamlet, Old Bethpage, share a school system, library, fire department, and water district. Law enforcement for the communities is provided by the Nassau County Police Department, with the Second Precinct serving areas north of Old Country Road and Eighth Precinct serving areas south of Old Country Road. Plainview is split between the 2nd congressional district of New York and the 3rd congressional district of New York.

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