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- n. appellate court
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- n. a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
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The president had refused to nominate Archibald Cox to the federal appeals court in Boston.
To Philadelphia lawyer Grace Rossi, who’s starting over after a divorce, a part-time job with a federal appeals court sounds perfect.
The appeals court found that the referendum "unconstitutionally alters Michigan's political structure by impermissibly burdening racial minorities."