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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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The developers are appealing a lower court's decision to hear the case under urgency legislation signed Oct.
A three-judge panel refused Thursday to let Felker file a second appeal, and the new law bars inmates from appealing such rulings to the Supreme Court.
Sandy Brown of the Westwood Homeowners Association said the Development Reform Committee proposal could prevent her group from appealing a 600,000-square-foot development in Westwood Village, even though it would affect an area larger than a 500-foot radius.