I wasn’t sure last time i asked this I was clear but I’m asking :: when someone has been determined guilty and sent to jail , are cases ever reviewed by anyone after the fact to determine if the outcome was fair and a good way of handling it? Sometime u hear of blacks people getting worse sentences because they’re black well does anyone review all the cases and cite it fine a judge if they have committed an injustice? Is anything done to protect people from corruption within the system? Is there any thing that kind of keeps judges from just ruining lives for fun and keeps them “honest”? Is there like a review board? A legal review board?
The only review of a judgment or conviction is by appeal, and then not on the facts, but on the law.
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Criminal cases are decided through the court system. There is no other agency that reviews all cases. Questions of CLE amen you and pardons are within the discretion of the governor or president and there is often a review process done by attorneys general office
No, not just reviewing to determine if the process was fair as a means of checking on the court system. If the person found guilty files an appeal and there was something wrong at trial , which would have made a difference in the outcome, they could have their conviction overturned, or if their attorneys find new evidence of something that would indicate the clients innocence they can attempt to use the court system to overturn the conviction, like if a prosecutor hides evidence which would tend to show the defendant did not commit the crime or the "victim" is caught admitting that they lied in order to put that person in jail. But, as a general rule there is no review board that just looks at cases to see if everything that occurred was above board and that there were no violations of a defendants rights or even of procedures. No.
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