Kealakekua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaiʻi County, Hawaiʻi, United States. The population was 1,645 at the 2000 census. It was the subject of the 1933 popular song, "My Little Grass Shack in Kealakekua, Hawaii" by Bill Cogswell, Tommy Harrison and Johnny Noble which became a Hawaiian Music standard. See also: Kealakekua Bay, where the British explorer Capt. James Cook was killed.

Criminal Appeals Law Lawyers In Kealakekua Hawaii

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What is criminal appeals law?

A criminal appeal is a formal request to rehear a case that has already been decided -- a request that a new court reconsider the decision of the first court. When one or both sides of a case that has already been decided think there was a mistake made at trial, they can file an appeal. An appeal is entirely different than a jury trial. There is no testimony taken. The court of appeals decides the case entirely upon the written briefs filed by your attorney and the offie of the Attorney General who represents the prosecution and asks that the conviction be upheld.

Answers to criminal appeals law issues in Hawaii

After conviction and sentencing, a defendant has the opportunity to file an appeal of his sentence. If the conviction...