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Appeals

Can I appeal my case in DC?

Appealing a criminal conviction is not an automatic right. Many people do not understand how appeals work and that your case must qualify. According to the District of Columbia Courts, you do have the right to request an appeal in any situation. However, the court...

Answers to common appeal questions

Once an individual receives a sentence for a criminal conviction, he or she may qualify for an appeal. An appeal means that he or she asks a higher court to look for legal errors in the lower court's conviction.  If the higher court finds errors that would have...