Criminal appeals attorney James Crawford's experience includes appeals handled through the California Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court, the United States District Courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
A Habeas corpus petition is similar to an appealbut it is usually based on evidence that was not presented at the person's trial. The most common arguments in a habeas corpus petition are that the conviction should be overturned due to ineffective assistance of counsel or there is newly discovered evidence. A Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus will legally challenge the custody of the defendant and requests that a Writ issue to correct the violation and release the person from custody.
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