What the Federal Civil Appeals Process Looks Like

What the Federal Civil Appeals Process Looks Like

In civil cases, either party can appeal to a higher court. This article will discuss the grounds for appeal in civil cases as well as the steps of the federal civil appeals process. U.S. Courts of Appeals: An Overview The United States Courts of Appeals (also called the Circuit Courts) were created by Congress under authority rooted

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Reasons for Reversal in the Texas Court of Appeals

Reasons for Reversal in the Texas Court of Appeals

Like many other states and the United States federal courts, the State of Texas has a three-tiered court system. In the Texas court structure, there are district/county courts, appeals courts, and a state supreme court. Specifically, at the appellate level (the middle level), there are fourteen separate courts of appeals with jurisdiction over both civil

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Can You Appeal a Guilty Plea? – Motion to Withdraw a Plea After Sentencing

Can You Appeal a Guilty Plea? – Motion to Withdraw a Plea After Sentencing

Plea bargaining has grown in popularity as criminal courts have become increasingly crowded, and constitutional concerns require cases to be moved speedily through the system. They are desirable because they are the result of a negotiation where prosecution and defense both maintain some control over the outcome, and hopefully, the attorneys develop a plea bargain

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