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procedure of appeal

The procedure of an appeal through the courts

Who is the only person able to appeal conviction or sentence? The defendant ( D )
Is an appeal on conviction or sentence an automatic right or not? Appeal on conviction or sentence is a automatic right
If I've appealed from the Magistrates court on ground of conviction or sentence where will I be heard? Crown court
I am appealing conviction or sentence, who's hearing my case? One judge two magistrates
What three results can come from an appeal of conviction or sentence The sentence can be confirmed, quashed ( got rid of ) or varied ( Increased / decreased)
Can I appeal twice for conviction or sentence? No
If I appeal point of law where will i be heard? High court (Queens bench division)
Who will hear me in an appeal of point of law 1 High court judge
In an appeal of point of law will the D be retrialed ? No the Magistrates court will prepare a case report
What do you need to appeal a point of law "Leave"
What results can come from a appeal on a point of law Confirm, quash or send to a lower court to retrial
If you appeal your verdict at the high court where will you be heard? The supreme court
how many judges hear your supreme court appeal 1-5 ( Very rarely up to 12)
do you need leave to appeal your point of law appeal verdict in the supreme court? Yes
what sort of cases make it to the Supreme court? Cases of major public importance
Created by: cwarburton


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