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What is appellate jurisdiction?

Courts with appellate jurisdiction only hear cases that have been brought to them on appeal from a lower court. This means that the case has already gone through one trial bef (MORE)

What is a appellate brief?

An appellate brief is a persuasive paper written on why the lower court's decision was either correct or incorrect. Appellate judges decide to uphold a case or overrule it bas (MORE)

Can an appellate court decision be appealed?

Yes, it can be appealed. All the way to the US Supreme Court if one has the means by which to pay all those hefty fees. Lawyers, court costs, food and lodging, etc.   Th (MORE)

What is the function of the appellate court?

An appellate court reviews whether the lower court (where the trial took place) applied the correct body of law to the facts that were adduced, and applied that law correctly. (MORE)

What is an Appellant?

a person who applies to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court
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