Write 750-1,000 words that includes the following:
- Discuss the potential postconviction relief options for a convicted criminal. For example, an appeal, a request for a new trial, or a judgment notwithstanding the verdict.
- How does a lawyer make the determination of which postconviction relief options to pursue?
- Why are these posttrial procedures important to a criminal defendant?
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites/legal case sites or those provided in Class Resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.