Meaning of Court of Appeal in English:

Court of Appeal

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noun

  • 1(in England and Wales) a court of law that hears appeals against both civil and criminal judgements from the Crown Courts, High Court, and County Courts.

    ‘As matters stand, we will go to the Court of Appeal and the Court of Appeal might make a Reference.’
    • ‘The appeals will be heard in the Court of Appeal in London but no date has yet been fixed.’
    • ‘The case had been referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission.’
    • ‘Both the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords said that he had no cause of action.’
    • ‘Later he was a High Court Judge in the Family Division and afterwards in the Court of Appeal.’
    • ‘The Courts of Appeal are organised into circuits and they may only hear appeals from within their own circuits.’
    • ‘Fifteen cases are listed over two days at the Court of Appeal on Wednesday and Thursday.’
    • ‘It is the first case to have come to the High Court and the Court of Appeal on the Regulations.’
    • ‘The issue was decided against the claimant who appealed to the Court of Appeal.’
    • ‘He also refused leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal without giving reasons for that decision.’
    • ‘On the question of the prospects of success of any appeal to the Court of Appeal, there are two points.’
    • ‘We were asked also to consider the possibility of permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal.’
    • ‘This cannot be achieved by simply permitting the Court of Appeal to interfere on appeal.’
    • ‘Whether the test is that this is a first appeal to the Court of Appeal or a second appeal is irrelevant.’
    • ‘Were a writ now to be issued the High Court would be undermining the decision of the Court of Appeal.’
    • ‘An attempt to persuade the Court of Appeal to grant permission to appeal failed.’
    • ‘The judge's ruling was upheld by the Court of Appeal in refusing leave to appeal.’
    • ‘The Court of Appeal, for various reasons, allowed the appeal in all but one case.’
    • ‘The defendant in the first case appealed and reference was made from the Court of Appeal in the second.’
    • ‘Trial by jury does not mean that by jury in the first instance and trial by judges in the Court of Appeal in the second.’
    1. 1.1US A court of law in a federal circuit or state to which appeals are taken.
      ‘Anyone can file a complaint for judicial misconduct with the clerk of the federal court of appeals for the circuit in which a given judge sits.’
      • ‘Last week, the federal court of appeals for the Sixth Circuit added one more piece to an already confusing puzzle.’
      • ‘After graduation he went on to a clerkship on the federal court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and there he found vindication.’
      • ‘And, to the surprise of many First Amendment advocates, he prevailed in both the trial court and the court of appeals.’
      • ‘By a 2-1 vote, a panel of the federal court of appeals for the Third Circuit agreed.’
      • ‘The judiciary includes a high court and a court of appeals whose judges are appointed.’
      • ‘I argued those matters myself before both the district court and the court of appeals.’
      • ‘It is supremely ironic that the Ninth Circuit is the court of appeals that is taking the Supreme Court's new Commerce Clause jurisprudence the most seriously.’
      • ‘Therefore, the Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals and remanded the case for further proceedings.’
      • ‘There shall be no right of appeal in such proceedings to any other circuit court of appeals.’
      • ‘The D.C. circuit court of appeals, which hears most suits brought against the various federal environmental agencies, is also vulnerable.’
      • ‘The American Civil Liberties Union tins asked the 11 th U.S. circuit court of appeals in Atlanta to reconsider the ruling.’
      • ‘He was nominated, of course, to be on the appellate court here in the District of Columbia, the federal court of appeals.’
      • ‘She's from Texas but she's on the same court of appeals, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.’
      • ‘In 2002, the number stood at 492 per active judge, and the Ninth Circuit was far from the busiest court of appeals in the country.’
      • ‘The plaintiff appealed the decision of the court of appeals, and the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to hear the case.’
      • ‘I know you've been going through a lot of the different legal angles, but the bottom line is their best hope right now is with the eleventh circuit court of appeals.’
      • ‘They petitioned the eighth U.S. circuit court of appeals.’
      • ‘I recently completed a year's clerkship in a federal court of appeals.’
      • ‘Thursday, the federal court of appeals in New Orleans disagreed with that interpretation.’