What happens at a criminal appeal?

An appeal can involve a challenge to either a conviction, a sentence, or both. Depending on the level of court your charges were initially heard in, you may appeal to the superior court (the Court of King’s Bench) or an appeals court such as the Court of Appeal of Alberta. In very rare and limited

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Can I get bail while my conviction is being appealed?

Yes. This is called ‘Bail Pending Appeal’. Similar to a regular bail hearing prior to trial, there are criteria that the Court will assess in determining whether you are eligible for bail pending appeal. These are prescribed within s. 679 of the Criminal Code and include:   the appeal or application for leave to appeal

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