appellate court :
- n a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
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- Appellate court overturns Governor Browns decision
An appellate court overturned Governor Brown's decision to keep a convicted baby killer in prison, ordering he be released on parole.
June 23, 2013 - KFSN-TV Fresno
- Appellate court affirms Jeremiah L. Campbell murder conviction
SPRINGFIELD — The Fourth Appellate Court upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Jeremiah L. Campbell, who was convicted by a jury of beating 19-month-old Galen Cole Jr. to death in 2006.
June 20, 2013 - Herald & Review
- Court upholds conviction in Hanover Park dollar-store murder
An appellate court has upheld a Hanover Park man's murder conviction in the 2008 stabbing death of a dollar-store clerk, prosecutors said Thursday. Jerry Lockhart, 44, had argued his conviction should be overturned because the trial court admitted as evidence a knife that was not the murder weapon and allowed jurors to hear a secretly obtained jailhouse recording of him talking to a co-defendant.
June 20, 2013 - Daily Herald