Associations to the word «Appellate»


APPELLATE, adjective. That can be (legally) appealed to, especially of a court that hears appeals of decisions by a lower court.
APPELLATE COURT, noun. (legal) A court having jurisdiction to hear appeals and review a lower court's decisions.
APPELLATE COURTS, noun. Plural of appellate court
APPELLATE JURISDICTION, noun. (US) (legal) The power of a court to review and potentially modify the decisions made by another court or tribunal.

Dictionary definition

APPELLATE, adjective. Of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals); "appellate court".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope