Appeal FAQs:


Q: Is appeal the process in which cases are reviewed?

A: Yes, where parties request a formal change to an official decision.

Q: Is appeal itself a substantive liberty interest," the notion of a right to appeal is a relatively recent advent in common law jurisdiction"?

A: Yes, and tself a substantive liberty interest," the notion of a right to appeal is a relatively recent advent in common law jurisdictions".

Q: Are appeals extended to other criminal cases?

A: Yes, and the United States Courts of Appeals were established to review decisions from district courts.

Q: Are appeals generally presented to a judge?

A: Yes, or a panel of judges, rather than a jury.