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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Bluff Utah

Bluffdale is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,700 at the 2000 census. The city was incorporated during the 1970s and has seen modest but accelerating growth since. As of April 2007 the Mayor and City Council have been at odds over several issues, which has caused several lawsuits to be filed against the City Council by the mayor. The judge has ruled in favor of the City Council in each case.

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 Utah

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