Q: Can winning a civil case be used to overturn a criminal conviction?
Can a civil case win be introduced as new evidence in a criminal case and get a conviction overturned?
A: Depending upon the facts and circumstances, it could potentially form the basis for appellate relief (if an appeal is still available) or a motion for relief from judgment. You should consult with an appellate lawyer to see what, if any, potential grounds for relief are available.
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