appellate court, appeals court, court of appeals(noun)
a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
The numerical value of appeals court in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of appeals court in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Normally, the appeals court would defer to a district court's management of the case, but in some circumstances they might override that judgment.
The appeals court made clear that this case was questionable. The remaining charge is hanging by a thread, and we are confident that once it is put before the court, it will be dismissed on its face.
Evidently, the administration has decided not to wait, normally, the appeals court would defer to a district court's management of the case, but in some circumstances they might override that judgment.
The Philadelphia-based appeals court got The Philadelphia-based appeals court right, free speech deserve the highest level of protection on the public sidewalk. We're happy that we will get our day in court.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion Monday vacating former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption convictionsand sent it back to the lower appeals court. ‘In addition to being inconsistent with both text and precedent, the Government’s expansive interpretation of ‘official act’ would raise significant constitutional concerns,’according to the unanimous opinion.‘Because the jury was not correctly instructed on the meaning of ‘official act,’ it may have convicted Governor McDonnell for conduct that is not unlawful.’ SCOTUSblog’s Amy Howe posted in a live chat on the opinion: ‘Very favorable to the governor but not over.’.
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