|Production Date:||January 11 2011|
Familiarity with the rules governing appellate jurisdiction and scope of review of New York criminal appeals, can mean the difference between a client remaining in prison or having his conviction overturned. In this illuminating presentation, Chief Appellate Court Attorney of the Fourth Department, Craig D. Peterson discusses the ins and out of criminals appeals in New York’s Appellate Division through his examination of the statutory guidelines. Peterson reviews the importance of filing a timely notice of appeal, what kinds of orders are appealable, the basics of preserving an error for review, and the harmless error doctrine. With reference to several key New York cases, Mr. Peterson also examines the various standards of review for criminal appeals, the types of relief available to appellants, as well as limitations on reviewability. Concluding with a review of the criminal appeals process and tips for oral argument, this is an excellent course for any attorney seeking in depth guidance on the criminal appeals process in New York’s Appellate Division.
I. Jurisdiction of Appellate Division
II. Appealable & Non-Appealable Orders
III. Preservation of Error
IV. Standards of Review
V. The Harmless Error Doctrine
VI. Perfecting the Appeal & Oral Argument
Tommy (Brooklyn, NY)
Mr. Peterson was very thorough in reviewing criminal appellate review procedure. I appreciate the information given in this course. Thank you.
Peter (ny, NY)
he was excellent
David (New York, NY)
Excellent and informative presentation.
Kathleen (North Merrick, NY)
Very informative overview of the process.
Ronald (New York, NY)
Simply excellent and informative.
jennifer (brooklyn, NY)
Just like with his civil proceedings presentation, this is rich with rules and how to comply. I appreciate Mr. Peterson's step by step instruction on how exactly to write and file an appellate brief and his intricate details on how to present oral argument. Very informative and helpful.
Edward (Brooklyn, NY)
Very informative and well presented course.
Franklin (Brooklyn, NY)
Michael (Oswego, NY)
great cle class
Michael (Niagara Falls, NY)
John C. (Yonkers, NY)
excellent engaging presentation on criminal appeals from beginning to end with substantive and practical advice that is truly useful
William (NY, NY)
substance interesting even to one practicing out of this area
michael (Brooklyn, NY)
very informative and quite useful
Joseph (Saint Louis, MO)
Very infomrative. And interesting! Great job, Craig!
Matthew (New York, NY)
articulate and intelligent speaker. Course material is relevant and current
Kimberly (Cortlandt Manor, NY)
Hilary (New York, NY)
very interesting and instructive. reminds attorneys that attention to detail is a must, especially when perfecting appeals