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Appeal

A request to a higher court to review a previously completed criminal or civil case. In general, only one of the parties involved in the original case may appeal it.
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Opening the peer review process to the larger scientific community could have multiple benefits--scrutiny by a broader audience may give study authors more ideas for improving their research and catch more low-quality and fraudulent papers before they enter the scientific record.
State law requires that all inmate deaths be investigated, and sheriff's Custody Support Services deputies collect and review arrest records, custody history and medical documents.
Under the AICPA's plan, as part of a firm's peer review acceptance process, the firm is asked to advise the peer review administering entity (the respective state CPA society) if it does not want the state society to upload its peer review results into the secure file.
Now, if the audit partner finds a material error, the controller likely will immediately need to review the company's internal control over financial reporting and identify a mitigating control.
Again you are faced with compiling the information on a certain topic or area and having it ready for others to apply--in other words, a systematic review of the literature.
Perhaps the most significant is that NIEHS applications have had less favorable review outcomes than applications assigned to most of the other NIH institutes and centers, in terms of both a larger percentage being "streamlined" (or identified as having less potential for success and therefore afforded a less intensive review process) and a smaller percentage ranking among the highest-scoring 20% of all applications.
At the centre of the failure was a lack of clarity about what a case review was all about, its core principles and how case review fit within MCFD's organizational objectives.
Most engineering firms perform an internal review of their work, typically under the auspices of quality assurance and control, but find it difficult to provide a truly objective critique that accounts for future complications in the operation and maintenance of a building.
This is perhaps the largest review of veterans' claims ever undertaken by the VA and will divert much-needed resources from the VA's overload of disability compensation claims yet to be processed," said National Service Director Randy Reese.
The Board's Rules of Practice provide that "[a]ny request for interlocutory review shall be filed by a party with the administrative law judge within 10 days of his or her ruling .
From the record, the Tax Court judge's review of the fact-findings contained in the special trial judge's report rested on the report itself, the trial transcript and the other documents on file.
Electronic Warfare Capability Area Review -- March 17, 2005