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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Peace Dale Rhode Island

Peace Dale (also spelled Peacedale) is a village in the town of South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Together with the village of Wakefield, it is treated by the U.S. Census as a component of the census designated place identified as Wakefield-Peacedale, Rhode Island. The Peace Dale Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an historic district in 1987. The historic district is roughly bounded by Kersey Rd. , Oakwoods Dr. , Kingstown Rd. , School, Church and Railroad Sts. , and contains the historic core of the village.

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 Rhode Island

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