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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Rensselaer Falls New York

Rensselaer Falls is a village located in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 337. The current name came from mill owner Henry Van Rensselaer. The Village of Rensselaer Falls is in the western part of the Town of Canton and is due west of the Village of Canton.

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...