Definition of Appellate court

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

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



Definition of Appellate court

1. Noun. (legal) A court having jurisdiction to hear appeals and review a lower court's decisions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Appellate court

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The action of the appellate court on reversal, is not required by each law to be the same. The earlier law confers discretion to proceed to a final judgment ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Those orders of the appellate court were not executed, but the unsuccessful party immediately dismissed their bill of complaint to enjoin the appellants ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"The rule stated in the above case, that an appellate court has implied or inherent jurisdiction to allow temporary alimony and suit money in a divorce suit ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"have large room for discretion on this subject, and I think an appellate court should seldom interfere with its exercise." In that case Is was held that the ..."

5. Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of California by California Supreme Court, Bancroft-Whitney Company, California, Supreme Court (1887)
"And the appellate Court cannot entertain jurisdiction to inquire into any ... A mandamus cannot be awarded by a mere appellate Court, except to revise and ..."

6. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1891)
"criminal court for the trial of peers, as general court of impeachment, and as highest appellate court in the United Kingdom. As criminal court for the ..."

7. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1910)
"... held, and determined by the supreme or other final appellate court of such state as the successor of said territorial supreme court and appellate court, ..."

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