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Of or relating to the review of a decision of a lower court by a higher court.

[Latin appellātus, past participle of appellāre, to entreat; see appeal.]


1. (Law) of or relating to appeals
2. (Law) (of a tribunal) having jurisdiction to review cases on appeal and to reverse decisions of inferior courts
[C18: from Latin appellātus summoned, from appellāre to appeal]


(əˈpɛl ɪt)

1. of or pertaining to appeals.
2. (of a court) having the authority to review and decide appeals.
[1720–30; < Latin appellātus, past participle of appellāre to appeal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appellate - of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)appellate - of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals); "appellate court"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"


[əˈpelɪt] ADJ appellate court (US) (Jur) → tribunal m de apelación


adj (Jur) → Berufungs-, Revisions-, Beschwerde-, zweiter Instanz (nachgestellt); appellate courtBerufungsgericht nt, → Revisionsgericht nt; appellate jurisdictionZuständigkeit fin der Rechtsmittelinstanz
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And well satisfied as I am of the propriety of the appellate jurisdiction, in the several classes of causes to which it is extended by the plan of the convention.
In all other cases of federal cognizance, the original jurisdiction would appertain to the inferior tribunals; and the Supreme Court would have nothing more than an appellate jurisdiction, "with such exceptions and under such regulations as the Congress shall make.
The propriety of this appellate jurisdiction has been scarcely called in question in regard to matters of law; but the clamors have been loud against it as applied to matters of fact.
The appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court (it may have been argued) will extend to causes determinable in different modes, some in the course of the COMMON LAW, others in the course of the CIVIL LAW.
One branch of the legislative department forms also a great constitutional council to the executive chief, as, on another hand, it is the sole depositary of judicial power in cases of impeachment, and is invested with the supreme appellate jurisdiction in all other cases.
In all the other Cases before mentioned, the supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make.
An appellate court which reverses the judgment of a
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