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timewaster
03-19-2013, 06:01 PM
I don't need a lawyer ( I hope) but I do want to write a scene in which a character hears his conviction maybe quashed. Does anyone know how such news would be delivered? Is there a UK resource for writers wanting to know how appeals etc work in practise? New to the genre as you may have guessed. Cheers.

heyjude
03-20-2013, 03:43 AM
:hi: timewaster. I'm going to port you over to Story Research and Experts, where you'll get more eyes on your question. Hang on to your hats!

Buffysquirrel
03-20-2013, 03:53 AM
Probably the solicitor would visit the appellant in prison if they had any news to impart. I strongly recommend the CPS website. It's full of useful stuff.

http://www.cps.gov.uk/

The appellant would be present in court during the appeal and to hear the judges' verdict.

timewaster
03-20-2013, 08:04 PM
Probably the solicitor would visit the appellant in prison if they had any news to impart. I strongly recommend the CPS website. It's full of useful stuff.

http://www.cps.gov.uk/

The appellant would be present in court during the appeal and to hear the judges' verdict.

Brilliant! Thanks.

sarahdalton
03-21-2013, 06:15 PM
You could try contacting a local University. Where I work there's a "free law" society where students give out free legal advice.