appellate jurisdiction
appellate jurisdiction see jurisdiction

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

appellate jurisdiction
The power of a court to review and revise a lower court's decision. Compare: original jurisdiction
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • appellate jurisdiction — The jurisdiction of appeal or review proceedings, as distinguished from trial court or nisi prius jurisdiction, being contingent on timely compliance with constitutional or statutory methods of appeal. Barney v Platte Valley Public Power & Irrig …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 — The Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 39 40 Vict c. 59) that created the judicial functions of the House of Lords in its modern form. The provisions of the act will be eventually… …   Wikipedia

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  • jurisdiction — ju·ris·dic·tion /ˌju̇r əs dik shən/ n [Latin jurisdictio, from juris, genitive of jus law + dictio act of saying, from dicere to say] 1: the power, right, or authority to interpret, apply, and declare the law (as by rendering a decision) to be… …   Law dictionary

  • appellate court — noun court of appellate jurisdiction, court of review, higher court, senior court associated concepts: appellate division, appellate jurisdiction, appellate term Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Appellate — Ap*pel late, a. [L. appelatus, p. p. of appellare.] Pertaining to, or taking cognizance of, appeals. Appellate jurisdiction. Blackstone. Appellate judges. Burke. [1913 Webster] {Appelate court}, a court having cognizance of appeals. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appellate — (adj.) pertaining to appeals, 1726, from L. appellatus, pp. of appellare (see APPEAL (Cf. appeal)). Appellate jurisdiction is in Blackstone (1768) …   Etymology dictionary

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