Lawyer Talk Q&A - Does The Court Of Appeals Get The Entire Court Record On Appeal?


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By Stephen E. Palmer - Attorney At Law. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

I'm working on lots of appellate work these days. This is where people have been convicted by trial by jury, otherwise, sometimes just a judge, and now they want to appeal their conviction and try to get it reversed.

I am talking here today about something called a direct appeal. This is where you're challenging the legal mistakes, the errors that occur during your trial at the trial court level.

The question - will the court of appeals get the entire trial court record on appeal, leading to general discussion about direct appeals.?

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