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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Purchase New York

Purchase, New York is a hamlet of the town of Harrison, in Westchester County. Its ZIP code is 10577. Its name is thought to be the result of land bought by the British from Native Americans living in the area. The land was put on a map as "Purchase". The name was never changed. Purchase is also home to a number of corporate headquarters including PepsiCo, Inc, MasterCard Worldwide and Atlas Air Inc.. Morgan Stanley has a large office in Purchase which serves as the headquarters for its commodities trading and wealth management businesses, as well as a backup site for the firm's Manhattan employees. The State University of New York at Purchase is located in the hamlet. The Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens at the PepsiCo headquarters and the Neuberger Museum of Art at SUNY-Purchase are two significant art collections found in the community. The Westchester County Airport is located in Purchase. As is the case with much of Westchester, Purchase is home to much valuable real estate. This, as well as its quiet setting, has attracted many new residents in recent years. Many of Purchase's older streets have golf themes .

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...