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Q: What happens after the verdict through appeal?
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What happens if you have been misrepresented and lost your case and are totally innocent?

Get a better lawyer and appeal the verdict.

What you do when you don't like the verdict of lower court?

Appeal the verdict.

What happens if you lose a trial in district court?

If you are not satisfied with the verdict, and you (and/or your attorney) believe you have sufficient grounds for an appeal, you can try appealing the verdict to the state court of appeals.

Can you appeal the verdict of jury in civil case?

In a criminal case, the defendant can appeal a verdict of Guilty; however the government may not appeal a verdict of Not Guilty. In a civil case, both plaintiff and defendant may appeal the finding of the jury if that finding is adverse to their claims.

Can the prosecution appeal the rulings of a trial judge?

Prosecutors can appeal a judge's rulings, but not a jury's verdict. A verdict of "not guilty" eliminates the prosecutor's right to appeal nearly everything.

What does to appeal the verdict mean?

It means that you don`t agree with the verdict or sentence given to you. You appeal the verdict/sentence and it goes back to the judge, who rules on it again. When you run out of appeals,the sentence is carried out.

What does it mean to appeal a verdict?

It means that you are appealing the verdict of your trial jury to a higher court for review.

If you aren't satisfied with a verdict what can you do?

Appeal to higher court.

What does it mean to appeal a jury verdict?

It means that you are appealing the verdict of your trial jury to a higher court for review.

Can prosecutors in criminal cases appeal a not guilty verdict at the end of the criminal trial?

If they have evidence that the jury was tampered with they can file an appeal for the overturn of the verdict HOWEVER - No, not usually in a normally conducted trial.

How does someone appeal?

Appeal WHAT? A court ruling? If so - you file a motion of appeal with the next higher level court, setting forth your LEGAL reason(s) for appealing your verdict. It must be more than the fact that you just "don't like" the verdict.

What happens when a defendant dies before his appeal goes through. Is the case closed and the he remains innocent until proven guilty?

Generally, if the defendant was originally proven guilty, and as said he dies before his appeal goes thru, the original verdict of "GUILTY" will be upheld. However, this may depend of certain state statutues.

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