Definition of Appeals court

1. Noun. A court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies.

Exact synonyms: Appellate Court, Court Of Appeals
Generic synonyms: Court, Judicature, Tribunal
Specialized synonyms: Circuit Court Of Appeals



Definition of Appeals court

1. Noun. (legal) appellate court ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appeals Court

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appealing
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appeall
appeals
appeals board
appeals court (current term)
appeals courts
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appearances
appearaunce
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appearers
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appearing
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Literary usage of Appeals court

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1. Forest Owners' Guide to the Federal Income Tax by William C. Siegel, William L. Hoover, Harry L. Haney, Jr., Karen Liu (1996)
"Otherwise certiorari will be denied and the findings of the appeals court are binding on the parties. As a practical matter, the Supreme Court hears ..."

2. South Australia: Its History, Resources, and Productions by William Harcus (1876)
"Courts — Constitution of Supreme Court — Judges, their Duties and Salaries — Local Court of Appeals — Court of Insolvency — Local Courts — Police Court ..."

3. Federal Courts and Practice: All Sherman Law Trust Prosecutions and Syllabus by John A. Shields (1912)
"... VII COMMERCE COURT—CUSTOMS COURT OF APPEALS—COURT OF CLAIMS That portion of the so-called Administration Railroad Bill creating a Court of Commerce was ..."

4. Limits of Tolerance: Freedom of Expression and the Public Debate in Chile by Sebastian Brett, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1998)
"The Military appeals court (Carte Marcia) is composed of five judges, three of whom are military officers on active service and two of whom are civilian ..."

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