appealable appealable  /ə ˈpi lə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being appealed especially to a higher tribunal

Usage(s):

  1. Workers are concerned that background checks be fair and appealable.
  2. Contempt convictions for failure to comply with injunctions are, like any other convictions, appealable to higher courts.
  3. Where rent-a-judge trials are appealable, those involved contend that only about 5% to 10% of such cases are taken to a higher court.

News

  1. Law digest – 1/30/14

    MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Final order: Order denying the employer’s request to compel arbitration, styled as a motion or petition and filed in an extant action, was not a “final judgment” because order did not conclude the rights of parties involved, and order was therefore not appealable. Am. Bank Holdings, Inc. v. Kavanagh, ...
    on January 30, 2014     Source: The Daily Record

  2. Opinions – 1/30/14: Maryland Court of Appeals

    Civil Procedure Final order BOTTOM LINE: Order denying the employer’s request to compel arbitration, styled as a motion or petition and filed in an extant action, was not a “final judgment” because order did not conclude the rights of parties involved, and order was therefore not appealable. CASE: Am. Bank Holdings, Inc. v. Kavanagh, No. ...
    on January 30, 2014     Source: The Daily Record

Quotes

  1. "The decision is an outrage, and I hope it's appealable to the Supreme Court," said Gerard Colby, president of the National Writers Union, and a plaintiff.
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Gerard Colby Source: New York Times

  2. "The verdict, even if still appealable, should remind all that the privileged authority to lead and to serve is always, and without exception, for the welfare of the people served. Let this be a constant reminder to the people elected or appointed...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Gaudencio Rosales Source: Inquirer.net

  3. "It probably will hurt us if he will not be allowed to play. But I just want to see the tape if it was really a punch or he just slapped him and I hope the case is appealable," added Black.
    on Sep 12, 2009 By: Norman Black Source: GMA news.tv

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