Infamous 1975 Greenwich Murder Case Appears Headed to US Supreme Court on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Argument
Although the murder of Martha Moxley happened in the affluent town of Greenwich, Connecticut over 40 years ago, the criminal prosecution of the defendant Michael […]Read More
CA Supreme Court Rules Criminal Defendants Must Be Given Access to Social Media Records
In a decision that will likely have wide-ranging implications for criminal defendants in California, the California Supreme Court has ruled that social media companies such […]Read More
Appealing an Adverse Custody Ruling
There are few court proceedings that carry more emotional weight than custody determinations where the parents are at odds over the care and custody of […]Read More
Appealing a DUI Conviction
If you have been convicted of a DUI based on a judge’s or jury’s ruling after pleading not guilty, you have the ability to appeal […]Read More
Washington State Death Penalty Challenged on Racial Grounds
The death penalty in the United States has long been controversial, especially in the decades since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in […]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.