CA High Court Overturns Conviction, Says Gang Signs Not Criminal Threats
In early June, the Supreme Court of California overturned a defendant’s criminal conviction for making criminal threats against a group of police officers in Indio […]Read More
Appealing a DUI Conviction in California
If you have been convicted or are facing conviction of a DUI in California, you may think that your major issue is the $1,000 fine […]Read More
What is the Double Jeopardy Clause in Criminal Law?
“Double jeopardy” is one of those legal phrases we have all heard on a regular basis (thank you very much, Alex Trebek), but can be […]Read More
How Much Time Do You Have to Appeal a Court Decision
If you were convicted as a defendant in a criminal case, or if you were either a plaintiff or defendant in a civil case, you […]Read More
Appealing a Criminal Case Based on Inadmissible Evidence
One of the most common grounds by which defendants seek to overturn their conviction in an appellate case is to argue that the judge at […]Read More
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The Appellate Approach
If you appeal a guilty verdict in a criminal case, the court does not always let you go free. You need a criminal appeals lawyer to request a stay on appeal. Your lawyer can request this stay at your sentencing hearing. This way you will not have to stay behind bars while the appeal is going on. Your lawyer will also try to overturn the wrongful conviction.