Character Reference Letter Examples

   Character Reference For Criminal Appeal

To Whom It May Concern:

I write to give my wholehearted support to {Name}, who is appealing their conviction.

I first met {Name} as a result of {situation}, which was {number} years ago. After {number} years as a {role}, I consider myself a keen judge of human character. I have come to know {Name} as an individual, while always remaining mindful of the complexities and nuances of their case. {Name} has demonstrated honesty, empathy, trustworthiness, and other strong and positive character traits.

I appreciate the opportunity to add insights into {Name}’s character and personal background that were not fully made known during the original trial. Specifically, {example}. Moreover, {additional example}. Their commitment to {cause, project, value, or relationship} is inspiring.

While I am not in a position to speak to the details of their case, I truly believe that {Name} should have an opportunity to present their case before the appeals court.

I am convinced that whatever negative actions {Name} may have engaged in at one time, this does not define them. They have shown remorse for mistakes and a willingness to learn and grow.

Please consider their character and potential when considering reconsideration of their case.


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