cjs220_Appendix_D[1] - Axia College Material Appendix D...

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Axia College Material Appendix D Appeals Directions Complete Part I and II below. Each response must be 100 to 150 words in length. Post this assignment as an attachment. Part I Describe the five steps in the appeals process. Why is this process important? Do you think it is effective in its current state? Explain your answers. The Appellant files a notice of appeal within the specified time after the conviction. The appellant files a trial court record and supporting documents with the appellate court. The appellant and the appellee each file briefs. In most courts, the judge will hear short arguments from both parties in the case, typically each side is given half an hour to present its case. When the court makes its decision, it is usually accompanied by a written opinion describing the courts reason for the decision. I believe this part of the system works as it was meant to be. This is important when appealing a case since if you do not know what you are doing or anything about it your
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J 116 taught by Professor Herald during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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cjs220_Appendix_D[1] - Axia College Material Appendix D...

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