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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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