appellate appellate  /ə ˈpɛ lɪt/


  • (adj) of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)


  1. The Tim Cole Act and the new state-funded appellate office may not change the image of Texas justice beyond the state.
  2. Then Thursday, the Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on Carolyn Kuhl, whom George Bush wants to seat on the appellate court in California.
  3. But the appellate judges said it was premature for them to intervene, sending the case back to Brinkema.


  1. Appellate ruling upholds Christie's move to schedule special Senate contest before Election Day

    A three-judge appellate panel on Thursday unanimously cleared the way for an October special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the death of Frank Lautenberg.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Appellate Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment In Favor Of Gobi, Oak

    Appellate Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment In Favor Of Gobi, Oak
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Appellate Court Holds VisionChina in Breach of Contract Granting Summary Judgment in Favor of Gobi and Oak

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court has granted partial summary judgment in favor of Gobi Partners and Oak Investment Partners in their breach ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "He's qualified to sit as an appellate judge; he's qualified to sit as a Supreme Court justice," she said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram

  2. "With his breadth of trial and appellate service, I have no doubt he will continue to enjoy an outstanding legal career," McNulty said.
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Paul McNulty Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. He added, "Ms. Kagan has never tried a case before a jury. She argued her first appellate case just nine months ago."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: RTT News

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