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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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| Irfan Ahmed, 30, of Yews Hill Road, Lockwood, is appealing his convictions and sentence.
If the Court of Appeals prohibited a litigant from appealing only the J&DR's jurisdiction separate and apart from the underlying arrears determination; the court is unlikely to permit Mr.
"It's difficult to find that new job and, therefore, appealing is more important because the family can't sustain that loss of income."
Concluded Carnes, "However appealing those prospects may be to some, the position Chief Justice Moore takes is foreclosed by Supreme Court precedent."