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Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Koosharem Utah

Koosharem is a town in Sevier County, Utah, United States. The town's name is said to come from an edible tuber, a traditional staple food for the area's Native Americans. The population was 276 at the 2000 census. A 2008 annexation increased the population to an official estimate of 400.

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...