Wilseyville is an unincorporated community in Calaveras County, California. It lies at an elevation of 2769 feet. Wilseyville is notorious for the ranch owned by Leonard Lake which was used in his serial killings, and used to dispose of the bodies of his victims. Wilseyville's post office was established in 1947; it has the zip code 95257. Wilseyville was named after Lawrence A. Wilsey, an executive at the Forest Products Company.

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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...