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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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Council planning officials have found that the case against plans to demolish the greyhound racing stadium is flimsy, and could be overturned on a legal appeal to the Government planning inspector.
A court then granted custody to his elderly Qatari grandmother, sparking the legal appeal by Ms Jones which was rejected on May 2.
Fortis investors, who were seeking to reverse the break up of the firm, have lost a legal appeal to halt the integration of the company with BNP Paribas SA (BNPP.PA).
Summary: High Street banks have won their legal appeal over unauthorised overdraft charges, dealing a blow to hundreds of thousands of customers.
Leterme's office stands accused of trying unsuccessfully to persuade the appeals court not to grant a legal appeal by the shareholders against the break-up issued a week ago.
The chief judge of the Constitutional Court, Mohammad Mahfud, said the nine-member panel of judges unanimously rejected a legal appeal filed by the lawyers of the bombers that execution by firing squad is inhumane.
The Louisiana Environmental Action Network filed a legal appeal to the decision by the city and state, but the government's argument that the mountains of debris generated by Katrina had to go somewhere was a double blow to Nguyen's parishioners.
lumber lobby, filed an extraordinary challenge legal appeal that some believe was intended to delay the final outcome, keep the tariffs in place, and force the Canadians to accept a negotiated settlement that would lead to new trade barriers.
ON FRIDAY Graham Bradley lost his legal appeal against a five-year ban imposed by the Jockey Club for passing inside information to fugitive drugs baron Brian Wright.
My organization, GenderPAC, recently joined the American Civil Liberties Union and other groups in supporting the legal appeal of 44-year-old feminist Darlene Jespersen, who was fired after two decades at the same job when she refused to wear makeup and high heels as required by her employer's dress code.
With his final legal appeal exhausted, Miller has proposed adding other types of historical documents and markers around the monument, which he argues will make the display constitutional.
In total disregard for this situation and the recommendations of professional entomologists, Fritz and the Sierra Club filed another legal appeal in October 1983 to stop winter control.

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