Alpine is an unincorporated community in San Diego County, California. The Alpine census-designated place (CDP) had a population of 13,143 at the 2000 census. Alpine is the residence of former United States Representative Duncan Hunter. Major League Baseball Second baseman Marcus Giles lives there.

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Alpine California

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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 California

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 California