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Appellee

The party to a lawsuit or administrative hearing who previously won a judgment that the other party (called the appellant) is trying to overturn. For example, if Joe sues Bob for $1 million and Joe wins, Bob may appeal to a higher court to reverse the ruling. In this case, Joe is the appellee.
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appellants and that the appellee would benefit from an order affirming
The court in Goldwater made it clear that "[w]hether the President's action amounts to a complete disenfranchisement depends on whether appellees have left to them any legislative means to vote in the way they claim is their right.
140) If you are the appellee and you are not cross-appealing, do not stand up after the reply argument.
See Brief of Appellant Pierce, supra note 1, at 89-94; Supplement to Brief of Appellant Pierce, supra note 1, at 123-26; Brief of Appellant Van Winkle, supra note 1, at 154-57; Brief of Appellee Society of Sisters, supra note 1, at 248-54, 290-92, 304-07, 318-21, 330-36, 347-58.
The appellees, however, pointed out at great length that the cited case which involved the appellant's attorney, the same appellee, and the same issues as the present case, was directly on point and had been decided in favor of the appellee.
2) It is unclear whether an appellate court is obligated to apply the tipsy coachman doctrine whether or not the appellee raised the doctrine in its brief.
Within 20 days of filing the notice, an appellee may direct the clerk to include additional documents and exhibits.
Under that rule, "If a court of appeals determines that an appeal is frivolous, it may, after a separately filed motion or notice from the court and reasonable opportunity to respond, award just damages and single or double costs to the appellee.
See the following documents: Appellant Brief, Appellee Brief, and the Appellant Reply.
Pretty City Police Detective Sneaky, working undercover, learned that the appellee, Joe Schmoe, and another subject, Steve Schmuck, wanted to buy cocaine.
An appellee may cross-appeal by serving a notice within 10 days of service of the appellant's timely filed notice of appeal or within the time prescribed in [begin strikethrough]subdivision (b) of this rule[end strikethrough] for filing a notice of appeal, whichever is later.
By employing oral judgments, a court that is not persuaded by the appellant may opt not to hear any oral argument from the appellee.