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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Canby Oregon

Canby is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. The population was 12,790 at the 2000 census. The 2007 estimate is 15,140 residents. Canby is the home of the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, where the annual Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo has been held since 1907. The fairgrounds, located north of Oregon Route 99E, are used in August for the fair and year-round for other events.

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 Oregon

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...