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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Herriman Utah

Herriman is a city in southwestern Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. The population was 1,523 at the 2000 census. Although Herriman was a town in 2000, it has since been classified as a fifth-class city by state law. The city has experienced rapid growth since incorporation, and according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the population was 17,689 in 2008. It grew from being the 111th-largest incorporated place in Utah in 2000 to the 34th-largest according to estimates.

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...