Category Archives: Criminal Appeal

Whether it was a charge of retail theft or violent crime such as assault, if you have been convicted of a crime, your situation may feel hopeless. You have been found guilty and sentenced; what else is there to do? … Continue reading

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The criminal justice system in the United States is based on the ideals that only those proven to be guilty beyond reasonable doubt should be convicted of crime. In practice, however, the system is far from perfect, and every year, … Continue reading

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In a criminal case, the prosecution bears the “burden” of proving the defendant is guilty of committing a crime. The standard used in criminal cases is “beyond a reasonable doubt.” In other words, a criminal defendant will not be found guilty … Continue reading

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Even after you have been found guilty of an Illinois crime, as a criminal defendant you still have certain rights. These rights include the right to appeal your conviction and/or sentence and have an appellate court review your case. An … Continue reading

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