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Court of Appeals

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
Court of AppealsˌCourt of Apˈpeals noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 SCLone of 12 law courts in the US that deals with cases when people are not satisfied with the judgment given by a lower courtappellate court
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Court of AppealsCircuit Court of Appeals is being portrayed by many as a big win for Microsoft.Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the state last year.The District of Columbia Court of Appeals disagreed.No opinion of any federal Court of Appeals is secret.
From Longman Business DictionaryCourt of AppealsˌCourt of Apˈpeals (also Appeals Court) noun [singular]LAW in the US, one of the federal or state law courts that makes decisions about criminal and CIVIL cases that have been decided by lower courts but where people are not happy about the decision madeThe 11th US Court of Appeals in Atlanta overturned a federal judge’s dismissal of a water pollution suit against the company.
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