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
Can You Appeal a Deportation/Removal Order?
We have all heard in the news that immigration enforcement actions by U.S. Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE) and other immigration agencies are on the […]Read More
Ruling on Baltimore Police Brutality Civil Case Overturned on Appeal
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals granted an appeal to a Baltimore mother who had sued the Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD) for violating her […]Read More
Can You Appeal A Not Guilty Verdict in Washington?
An appeal of a criminal court jury verdict usually – but not always – involves a defendant who has been found guilty of a crime […]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.