from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A court to which appeals are made on points of law resulting from the judgment of a lower court.
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- n. a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
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The fact that the court of appeals will now rule is extremely significant, University of Virginia law professor John Jeffries says.
If you could appeal to district court or the court of appeals, this might be a legitimate argument.