So what that say about this houston county court system that there just after conviction rating not performing a qaulity job
You may want to contact the local courts, police department of the Alabama Supreme Court for this one. Good luck.
I cannot tell if this is a legitimate inquiry or a generalized complaint, but it is commonly recognized within the criminal defense bar that certain judicial circuits in the states are 'conviction oriented' in relation to other circuits - and the Houston-Henry circuit is clearly a conviction oriented judicial circuit. So also are the Shelby county and the Elmore-Autauga-Chilton circuits. However, every defendant in a criminal case in every circuit is entitled to due process and the substantive law and procedural protections afforded under the Code of Alabama and the Rules of Court.
It should be recognized that as a matter of judicial review when a circuit court enters a finding of guilt, the reviewing appellate court will presume that the trial court afforded the defendant with all rights and protections afforded under the law. The appellate court, in this case the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, will not reverse a trial court absent clear legal error. In addition, the legal error must have adversely affected a substantial right of the defendant.
The general rate of affirmance in the Court of Criminal Appeals is in excess of 90%, often around 95%, of all cases submitted in any given term of court. The likelihood that the Court of Criminal Appeals will reverse a trial court is low. The majority of cases are affirmed by memorandum, meaning no written opinion is published. Even where an opinion is issued, the great number of cases with a conviction are affirmed. In short, a criminal defendant who thinks that he will have his or her case reversed on appeal is seriously mistaken.
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