The power of writ

By United States law, every citizen has the right to a free and fair trial. Yet you may have had your day in court and felt that your attorney made mistakes when defending you. Or you may have faced a judge who presided with partiality, determined to rule against you...

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How to appeal a conviction

A person who is found guilty in a criminal or liable for damages in a civil case may have the right to appeal a judge or jury's decision. Generally speaking, an individual will have 10 days to appeal a criminal conviction and 30 days to appeal a decision in a civil...

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