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I am sorry to hear about your brother's unfortunate situation.
I recommend that you check the following website for an appellate attorney in your area.http://www.nacdl.org/impak/cms/members_online/members/findalawyer.asp
Usually lawyers who join the National Association of Criminal
Defense Lawyers (NADCL) are ones who are committed to being current on the law and committed to fighting on behalf of their clients. If you do not find a member in your immediate area you should expand the area of your search.
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Good Luck to you and your brother.
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