Black Panther Star Michael B. Jordan to Play Appeals Attorney Bryan Stevenson in Just Mercy Film

Tens of millions of filmgoers have recently seen actor Michael B. Jordan steal the show in Black Panther as Killmonger, an antihero who believes justice […]

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Can I Get the US Supreme Court to Hear My Appeal?

Our U.S. Constitution created the U.S. Supreme Court, and lays out the groundwork for how the court operates, along with other federal courts. Most people […]

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Black Panther Star Michael B. Jordan to Play Appeals Attorney Bryan Stevenson in Just Mercy Film

Tens of millions of filmgoers have recently seen actor Michael B. Jordan steal the show in Black Panther as Killmonger, an antihero who believes justice […]

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Raising an Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Argument on Appeal

One of the great rights that our U.S. Constitution provides is that, pursuant to the Sixth Amendment, a defendant in a criminal trial must be […]

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Can You Appeal After a Guilty or Nolo Contendere Plea?

The vast majority of criminal cases never go to trial, and instead are resolved with the defendant pleading guilty, or entering a nolo contendere plea, […]

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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.

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