[ɐpˈɛle͡ɪt], [ɐpˈɛle‍ɪt], [ɐ_p_ˈɛ_l_eɪ_t]

Definitions of appellate:

  1.   Pertaining to, or taking cognizance of, appeals. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   Pertaining to or having jurisdiction of appeals. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3.   A person or prosecuted for a crime. [ Obs.] See Appellee. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   Relating to appeals; as, an appellate court. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5.   Pertaining to appeals; having cognizance of appeals. Party appellate, the party appealed against. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   of or relating to or taking account of appeals ( usually legal appeals); " appellate court" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   Relating to appeals. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for appellate:

  1. The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children's lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change. – Johnnie Cochran

Usage examples for appellate:

  1. The skill and learning of the lawyers who presented the case of Neagle in the lower and in the appellate courts reflected honor on the legal profession. ” – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  2. It is only in recent years that certain judges have been set apart especially for appellate work. ” – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  3. In the very first session of the first Congress, with all these well- known objects, both of the Convention and the people, full and fresh in his mind, Mr. Ellsworth, as is generally understood, reported the bill for the organization of the judicial department, and in that bill made provision for the exercise of this appellate power of the Supreme Court, in all the proper cases, in whatsoever court arising; and this appellate power has now been exercised for more than forty years, without interruption, and without doubt. ” – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  4. At last I became alarmed lest I should lose my cases in the appellate court by winning them before him. ” – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  5. “ A new trial was thereupon granted by the Appellate Court, and the convict, on the application of the prosecuting attorney, was discharged and quickly made himself scarce. ” – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  6. “ I think it is clear, Sir, that the Constitution, by express provision, by definite and unequivocal words, as well as by necessary implication, has constituted the Supreme Court of the United States the appellate tribunal in all cases of a constitutional nature which assume the shape of a suit, in law or equity. ” – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  7. From an early date this jurisdiction was, as it is to- day, both original and appellate – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  8. It was galling to them that the Parlement of Paris should still exercise appellate jurisdiction in Crown- Flanders and Artois, and the Imperial Diet in some of the other provinces. ” – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  9. Neither the bar nor the bench are quite satisfied with such methods of appellate procedure. ” – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  10. There was danger, moreover, to the citizen from the oppression of these powerful bodies, as well as to the public from their usurpations; and were authority wholly wanting, argument would be almost unnecessary to prove that some appellate tribunal must always have had jurisdiction to pass upon the validity of corporate legislation; for otherwise any summary punishment might have been inflicted upon an individual, though notoriously unlawful, and the only redress possible would have been subsequent proceedings to vacate the charter. ” – The Emancipation of Massachusetts by Brooks Adams
  11. East India Company held that the House of Lords could not exercise original jurisdiction in civil cases between commoners as it had claimed, but retained its appellate jurisdiction. ” – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  12. It is generally believed that appellate courts are prone to reverse criminal cases on purely technical grounds. ” – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  13. In a few of the second class the Supreme Court is given original jurisdiction: in all others of both classes it has appellate jurisdiction, with such exceptions as Congress may think fit to make, save only that no fact tried by a jury can be thus re- examined, except so far as the rules of the common law would have permitted. ” – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  14. “ No colony set up a permanent supreme court with full appellate jurisdiction. ” – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  15. The Appellate Division, First Department, and Court of Appeals in New York are distinctly opposed to reversing criminal cases on technical grounds and are prone to disregard trivial error where the guilt of the defendant is clear. ” – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  16. Vol. 2: Trial and appellate procedure enforcement of judgment. ” – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1968 July - December by U.S. Copyright Office
  17. The Irish Parliament now came into collision with the English on a case of appellate jurisdiction, but they were soon taught their true position, and with becoming submission deferred to their fate. ” – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack

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