Legal Question in Appeals and Writs in South Dakota

Appealant case

Does your statement get thrown out from the first trial if you appeal your case? Or do they give you a chance to recant your statement because it is a new trial. I know someone who was not videotaped or recorded when giving their statement, and want to kno how that can still hold up in a court of law. They are appealing their case and want to throw out the statement that wasn't recorded from the first case and give a new statement. Is that possible.

Asked on 4/06/07, 4:41 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jef Henninger, Esq Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq.

Re: Appealant case

Unless that was an issue on appeal that was decided in your favor, all of the evidence will be the same.

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Answered on 4/09/07, 10:52 pm

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