appeal | Definition

Doc's CJ Glossary by Adam J. McKee
Course: Introduction / Procedural Law

An appeal is a request made after a trial by a party that has lost on one or more issues that a higher court review the decision to determine if it was correct.

To make such a request is “to appeal” or “to take an appeal.” One who appeals is called the “appellant;” the other party is the “appellee.”


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Last Modified: 06/29/2021

 

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