Appellate Court


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Appellate Court

A court that reviews a previously completed, criminal or civil case upon request from one of the involved parties. For example, if Joe sues Bob for $1 million and Joe wins, Bob may appeal to a higher court to reverse the ruling. The higher court in this case would be the appellate court.
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However, the appellate court said, the converse also was true: When a party was "not contractually obligated" to pay the lawyer or was obligated to pay the lawyer less than market rate, "the party may still recover a reasonable fee" under a fee-shifting statute.
However, in Gilgit-Baltistan, the government retains the power to elevate and appoint judges in Supreme Appellate Court, Gilgit-Baltistan.
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10) Rather, the motion must be based on specific points of law or fact that the appellate court "overlooked" or "misapprehended" in its decision.
This decision is directly at odds with the federal appellate court decision in National Electric Manufacturers Ass'n vs.
The Tax Court agreed, but the appellate court reversed based mainly on state law.
The appellate court found that the reasonable suspicion for stopping the van ended when the agents failed to locate illegal aliens inside.
Stevens acknowledged that district courts may be better situated than appellate courts to determine the reprehensibility of a defendant's conduct.
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