appellate

[ɐpˈɛle͡ɪt], [ɐpˈɛle‍ɪt], [ɐ_p_ˈɛ_l_eɪ_t]

Definitions of appellate:

  1.   Relating to appeals. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   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.
  3.   Relating to appeals; as, an appellate court. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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. “ 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. “ No colony set up a permanent supreme court with full appellate jurisdiction. ” – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. It is generally believed that appellate courts are prone to reverse criminal cases on purely technical grounds. ” – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  10. 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

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