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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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Your appellee by her pleadings will establish new US policy.
At the beginning of the hearing on the motion to dismiss, counsel for the appellees notified the court that Downing had voluntarily dismissed her complaint against another hospital and physician.
Although Tyson wanted the case heard in arbitration rather than in open court, the Supreme Court said "an arbitration agreement in contracts they executed with appellees, who are hog farmers, lacks mutuality of obligation and, thus, is unenforceable.
136) By tying educational freedom to religious liberty, appellees directed the Court's attention to an issue "reaching to the very roots and spring of American constitutional liberty.
15) Appellees, however, cannot be punished under Rule 38 or section 1912, no matter how frivolous their position on appeal, a regrettable anomaly in the federal rules.
Because appellees have requested sanctions under Rule 38 and section 1927 at the same time, making basically the same arguments in support of both requests, some courts have incorrectly assumed that Rule 38 does in fact have a state of mind requirement.
Reading 'revision of that collective work' as broadly as appellees suggest would cause the exception to swallow the rule," reads the reversal, handed down by a three-judge panel of the 2nd U.
The appellees claimed that the surplus should have been distributed only to those employees who made contributions.
on April 10, 1995: Appellees, their officers, agents, servants, employees and attorneys, and all persons in active concert or in participation are enjoined from enforcing the deadline of 5:00 p.