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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Pound Ridge New York

Pound Ridge is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population was 4,726 at the 2000 census. The town is located in the eastern corner of the county, bordered by New Canaan, Connecticut to the east, Stamford, Connecticut to the south, Bedford, New York to the west and Lewisboro, New York to the north. The local school is the Pound Ridge Elementary School, one of five K-5 schools in the Bedford Central School District. Older children take the bus to the Fox Lane Campus in Bedford, NY, where the Middle and High Schools are 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...