Clyde, NC asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for Indiana

Q: Can anyone give me some reference cases to any Overturned Convictions won through a Post Conviction Relief, on class A

Reference cases needed for Class A, Felony child Molestation that were overturned on Post Conviction Relief. For the State of Indiana

1 Lawyer Answer
Paul Stanko
Paul Stanko
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Plymouth, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: Post-conviction relief rarely turns on the specific charge. Rather than looking for cases overturning child molesting convictions, you would be better off looking for cases granting post-conviction relief based on errors in the proceedings. Courts will not reweigh the evidence presented at trial, so the type of charge is rarely important. What do you believe prejudiced the defendant at trial?

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