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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Winona Texas

Winona is a town in Smith County, Texas, United States. The population was 582 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Tyler, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was founded in 1870. In May 2009, a referendum to make the town go "Wet" failed with a 94 FOR and 94 AGAINST tie, which was a fail by Texas law. On November 3rd 2009, after a revote being called with the result of 124 FOR and 106 AGAINST, Winona is the first city in Smith County to go wet, allowing Beer, Wine, and Liquor since 1939.

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