It would appear the next step would be to explore all your appellate options. If there were issues at trial that could be challenged on appeal due to judicial error, then there is a chance the case could be retried. If you want to challenge the length of the sentence, use a post-conviction attorney. This lawyer is going to have to find very similar cases where the "disparity in sentencing" would causes the court to force the judge rethink the sentence. Judges rarely if ever give in to a reduction; it makes them look unjudge-like not getting it right the first time.
Accepted Answer Date Created: September 14,2016