court of appeal


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Court of Appeal

n
(Law) a branch of the Supreme Court of Judicature that hears appeals from the High Court in both criminal and civil matters and from the county and crown courts
Translations

court of appeal

ncorte d'appello
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He ordered also that there should be a particular court of appeal, into which all causes might be removed which were supposed to have been unjustly determined elsewhere; which court should be composed of old men chosen for that purpose.
The unfortunate artist had no court of appeal that he could turn to.
"Your notion of turning yourself into a Court of Appeal for a new Trial of Eustace, and forcing the world to pronounce a just verdict on him.
"I am the last and highest court of appeal in detection.
But at last the High Court of Appeal went into it and the poor fellow was acquitted and put under proper care.
You see me now when my name has become known far and wide, and when I am generally recognized both by the public and by the official force as being a final court of appeal in doubtful cases.
The governor, who is the executive magistrate, is appointed by the legislature; is chancellor and ordinary, or surrogate of the State; is a member of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and president, with a casting vote, of one of the legislative branches.
The executive chief, with six others, appointed, three by each of the legislative branches constitutes the Supreme Court of Appeals; he is joined with the legislative department in the appointment of the other judges.
In the Notice of Appeal marked: CA/A/436/2019, the appellants are asking the apex court for an Order to set aside the judgment of the Court of Appeal and hear the matter on merit and grant the reliefs sought in the Originating Summons.
The team will be led by the President of the Court of Appeal Justice William Ouko.
Meanwhile, Mr Sory put up a strong case that serious issues of law that had been raised before the Court of Appeal, which its conclusion, if it goes in their favour, might affect the case at the High Court, hence the court should stay proceedings.
Davidson, Q.C., a partner at Miller Thomson LLP in Edmonton, is appointed a Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and a Judge ex officio of the Court of Appeal of Alberta.