(in the U.S. federal court system and some state court systems) an appellate court intermediate between the trial courts and the court of last resort.
the highest appellate court of New York State.
Court of Appeal, British. See under .
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an English court formed in 1873 from several superior courts and consisting of a court of original jurisdiction (High Court of Justice) and an appellate court (Court of Appeal)
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
(in England) a court formed in 1873 by the amalgamation of several superior courts into two divisions, the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal
Courts, also called appellate courts, that are designed as part of the system of due process. Cases may be presented to these courts if a party is dissatisfied with the original court’s decision. An appeal must demonstrate that a new decision is warranted, usually in light of new evidence or a persuasive argument that the Constitution was improperly interpreted. A case may be appealed to successively higher state or federal appellate courts until it reaches the United States Supreme Court. There are twelve federal courts of appeal, each covering a group of states called a “circuit.”
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noun 1. (in countries having a monarchy) a daily report of the activities, engagements, etc, of the sovereign, published in a national newspaper
noun, English Furniture. 1. a sideboard of the 16th and 17th centuries, having three open tiers, the middle of which sometimes has a small closed cabinet with oblique sides. noun 1. a wooden stand with two or three tiers, used in the 16th and 17th centuries to display pewter, silver, etc