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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Gladewater Texas

Gladewater is a city in Gregg and Upshur Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 6,078 at the 2000 census. The town is probably most famous as a base during Elvis Presley's early career, and also as the town in which Johnny Cash wrote Walk the Line. Gladewater was also a major Boom Town during the early 20th Century with the discovery of oil.

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