court is favorable and applicable to the latter.
(b) The appeal of the offended party from the civil aspect shall not affect the criminal aspect of the judgment or order appealed from.
(c) Upon perfection of the appeal, the execution of the judgment or final order appealed from shall be stayed as to the appealing party.
A AND B WERE CONVICTED OF MURDER. ONLY A APPEALED FROM THE CONVICTION. SHOULD THE DECISION OF THE APPELLATE COURT BIND B? It depends.
If the decision of the appellate court should be beneficial to B, then it should affect him
If the decision would not benefit him, it shouldn’t bind him