record on appeal


record on appeal
n.
The documents that constitute the history of a lawsuit, including pleadings, evidence, motions, briefs, and other papers filed with the court.

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  • record on appeal — Those papers and only those papers which the trial court is required to transmit or certify to the appellate court and on which the latter court decides the cause. 4 Am J2d A & E § 397 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abstract of record on appeal — A complete history in short, abbreviated form of the case as found in the record, complete enough to show that the questions presented for review have been properly preserved in the case, and to give a full understanding of the questions… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • certification of record on appeal — Formal acknowledgment of questions for appellate review commonly signed by trial justice …   Black's law dictionary

  • certification of record on appeal — Formal acknowledgment of questions for appellate review commonly signed by trial justice …   Black's law dictionary

  • certification of record on appeal — The signature by the judge to the bill of exceptions and attestation by the clerk of court, under the seal of the court, to the signature. 4 Am J2d A & E §§ 466, 467 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • record — re·cord 1 /ri kȯrd/ vt 1: to put in a record 2: to deposit or otherwise cause to be registered in the appropriate office as a record and notice of a title or interest in property record a deed record a mortgage see also recording act …   Law dictionary

  • record — 1. verb To commit to writing, to printing, to inscription, or the like. To make an official note of; to write, transcribe, or enter in a book, file, docket, register, computer tape or disc, or the like, for the purpose of preserving authentic… …   Black's law dictionary

  • appeal record — See record (record on appeal) …   Black's law dictionary

  • appeal record — See record (record on appeal) …   Black's law dictionary

  • appeal — ap·peal 1 /ə pēl/ n [Old French apel, from apeler to call, accuse, appeal, from Latin appellare]: a proceeding in which a case is brought before a higher court for review of a lower court s judgment for the purpose of convincing the higher court… …   Law dictionary