Legal Question in Criminal Law in Mississippi

murder conviction appeal

what do you do to get an appeal hearing and who decides?

Asked on 5/24/07, 3:30 pm

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Jan Butler Jan R. Butler
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Re: murder conviction appeal

Criminal appeals are to the Supreme Court and notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days of the final order. There generally is no actual hearing, just a review of the printed transcript of the trial and possibly oral arguments.

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Answered on 6/04/07, 5:07 pm

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