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  • 1. Students: Ismailov Askar Magzumova Alua Zhakupova Zarina APPELLATE COURT
  • 2. AN APPELLATE COURT/ AN APPEAL COURT/ COURT OF APPEALS OR SECOND INSTANCE COURT, A COURT TO WHICH APPEALS ARE MADE ON POINTS OF LAW RESULTING FROM THE JUDGMENT OF A LOWER COURT. definition
  • 3. Appeal against a sentence or a conviction If you pleaded not guilty you can appeal against your conviction and/or sentence. If you pleaded guilty you can normally only appeal your sentence. You should appeal within 21 days of the date you were sentenced. The court hearing A few weeks before the hearing youll get a letter telling you where and when it is. This is normally your nearest Crown Court. Appeal hearings usually last between 1 and 3 days. The appeal decision If you win your appeal against your conviction your sentence will no longer apply. If you win your appeal against your sentence it will be reduced. You may get any legal costs paid back (eg a solicitors fee) and you may be able to get compensation. If you lose your appeal, your original conviction will stay the same, but you may be able to appeal again.
  • 4. Which cases? THE AUTHORITY OF APPELLATE COURTS TO REVIEW DECISIONS OF LOWER COURTS VARIES WIDELY FROM ONE JURISDICTION TO ANOTHER. IN SOME PLACES, THE APPELLATE COURT HAS LIMITED POWERS OF REVIEW. "GENERALLY SPEAKING, AN APPELLATE COURT'S JUDGMENT PROVIDES 'THE FINAL DIRECTIVE OF THE APPEALS COURTS AS TO THE MATTER APPEALED, SETTING OUT WITH SPECIFICITY THE COURT'S DETERMINATION THAT THE ACTION APPEALED FROM SHOULD BE AFFIRMED, REVERSED, REMANDED OR MODIFIED'"