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Can one judge over turn another judges decision even if both were presented with the same facts about the samecharge

Syracuse, NY |
Filed under: Appeals
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In my state judges on the same level many times use judicial restraint to decline to get involved in a reconsideration of another judge's ruling. However, a judge from a higher court like an appeal court can overturn a lower court judge opinion.

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