Kissimmee, FL asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Criminal Law for Florida

Q: if i appealed a case and got it reversed and remanded would that apply to my co defendants...

the appealed decision was from a motion to suppress evidence, the evidence that was found is what charged everyone, so if it in fact is reversed by a higher court then wouldn't the same happen to the co Defendents. because if there is no evidence then there is no case no crime?

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
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  • Freeeport, FL
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A: As in most cases, it depends. It depends upon why the appellate court hypothetically found that the evidence should be suppressed as against you. It could be, for example, that the other parties didn't have standing to object to seizure of the evidence from you.

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