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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Alpine Texas

Alpine is a city in and the county seat of Brewster County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,786 people at the 2000 census. In 2008-2009, Michael H. Marvins shot a photograph of a scene in the Rosillo Mountains south of Alpine. The picture, which depicts the remote desert area just before sunrise, is displayed in the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.

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 Texas

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

Federal court opinions concerning criminal appeals law in Texas