Can Prosecutors Retry a Case After a Successful Appeal?
TV has long had a love affair with the law, but, in recent years, the topic of appealing past convictions has become more of an […]Read More
How Does Appealing My Case Affect My Ability to Obtain a Settlement?
For most plaintiffs bringing cases in either the state or federal court system, the hope is to obtain a settlement out of court which provides […]Read More
Can I Appeal a California Case That Was Dismissed or Decided on Summary Judgment?
In bringing a civil matter in the California courts, a plaintiff typically hopes to take his claim all the way through the trial process of […]Read More
When Can a Criminal Sentence Be Appealed?
When most people think of criminal appeals in either state or federal court, they think only of appealing the conviction itself. It is the case […]Read More
Can I Appeal a Criminal Conviction Based on Who Was on My Jury?
Much of our nation’s bedrock protections for criminal defendants facing trial go all the way back to our original Bill of Rights, adopted as part […]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.