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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Leesburg Texas

Leesburg is an unincorporated community in southwestern Camp County, Texas, United States. It lies along State Highway 11 west of the city of Pittsburg, the county seat of Camp County. Its elevation is 397 feet (121 m). Although Leesburg is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75451; the ZCTA for ZIP Code 75451 had a population of 1,265 at the 2000 census. Named for early settler John Lee, Leesburg was a contender for county seat in 1874, coming in second to Pittsburg. In the same year, the community's first post office was established. Leesburg has declined from its height in the early 20th century; its population has fallen, and its schools have been consolidated into the Pittsburg Independent School District since 1955.

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