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Synonyms for appeal

Synonyms for appeal

an earnest or urgent request

an application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

to make an earnest or urgent request

to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

to make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

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to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

Synonyms for appeal

attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates

(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial

request for a sum of money

take a court case to a higher court for review

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request earnestly (something from somebody)

challenge (a decision)

cite as an authority

References in periodicals archive ?
In a somewhat confusing opinion that best encapsulates the conflict and confusion underlying the question of what standard of review should apply to hearsay rulings, the Supreme Court of Connecticut seems to adopt a de novo standard of review rule for pure hearsay questions by definition, but then actually applies an abuse of discretion standard to the facts of the case.
41) The Garcia court did so without independently examining Argentine law to determine whether this was the correct conclusion; instead, the Fourth District concluded there was no abuse of discretion because the plaintiffs' expert affidavit supported this conclusion.
57) lower courts often utilize a categorical approach under which questions of fact are reviewed under a clearly erroneous standard, questions of law are reviewed under a de novo standard, mixed questions of fact and law are reviewed under either a clearly erroneous or de novo standard depending upon the nature of the issue, and questions of trial court discretion are reviewed under an abuse of discretion standard.
In sum, the application of the abuse of discretion standard has evolved from the language of Rule 1.
Matters relating to the setting of bail and the conditions attached to a defendant's pretrial release on bail are reviewed under an abuse of discretion standard.
Courts are often either confused about what standard of review is proper for hearsay rulings or are reconsidering whether new tests should be created specifically for hearsay rulings, with many jurisdictions abandoning the traditional abuse of discretion review of evidentiary rulings.
Finally, in Part IV, I press my central thesis: Appellate courts should apply the same rigorous version of abuse of discretion review to decisions on FNC that they apply to rulings on class certification.
The abuse of discretion standard is rooted in the principle that the trial judge is better situated to examine certain factors and the overall impact upon a proceeding.
The supreme court reviewed the trial court's decision under an abuse of discretion standard.
The bank, which was closed recently, has filed a suit against banking regulators for alleged 'grave abuse of discretion.
Supreme Court came down on the side of the abuse of discretion standard
said the board's fine was "arbitrary, capricious, and an abuse of discretion," according to its petition filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court.
358) The Federal Circuit agreed with the ASBCA to apply the four-prong abuse of discretion test of McDonnell Douglas Corporation v.
Stuart Waxman, who concluded Valenzuela never was instructed to keep his hair at a certain length and that the suspension ruling by stewards Ingrid Fermin, George Slender and Tom Ward was ``arbitrary, capricious and an abuse of discretion.
The court rejected this argument; instead it held the appropriate review was for abuse of discretion.