appeals court


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Synonyms for appeals court

a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies

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The appeals court noted that the BRM conducted daily 60-minute Christian worship before dinner at the shelter.
The appeals court concluded that because Wachovia did not file its refund claims within the three-year limitation under section 6511(a), the district court, under section 7422, did not have jurisdiction.
Potentially making all of this moot is a bill introduced Monday by Assemblyman Lloyd Levine, D-Van Nuys, that would retroactively exempt the Orange Line from the appeals court ruling.
The appeals court decision let stand a lower court ruling that held the VA incorrectly interpreted regulations to deny retroactive payments to veterans who filed claims after early 1994.
It is gratifying that the appeals court would not allow overly technical interpretations of the Endangered Species Act to stand in the way of its true intent," says Mark Van Putten, president of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the first group to appeal the wolf eviction order.
The appeals court also rejected the finding that, even if Franklin's consent was required, she gave the consent in writing with her August 1988 letter.
June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A major shareholder suing Jefferson-Pilot Corporation (NYSE: JP) for access to certain company records says, following an Appeals Court ruling Tuesday, "we are confident that we will prevail.
The federal appeals court reached the proper conclusion in dismissing this case," said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ, which is active in defending the constitutionality of the cross.
The MTA is petitioning the appeals court for a rehearing on its environmental review decision.
The July appeals court ruling came as something of a surprise--not because of what it said but because of how quickly the court handed it down.
The April 4 decision by the Division II Court of Appeals also marked the first time an appeals court interpreted those provisions of the law used to deny Premera's application.
In refusing to review the federal appeals court decision, Justice John Paul Stevens noted that the monument's first two lines about the Lord and God are "rather hard to square with the proposition that the monument expresses no particular religious preference.
But the appeals court disagreed in a 2-1 decision released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which specializes in constitutional law, said today a federal appeals court has the power to reinstate Terri Schiavo's feeding tube and is pleased that the court has agreed to consider a request to rehear a decision last week that rejected a request to order food and hydration restored to Terri Schiavo.
Showing growing impatience with death penalty delays, the Supreme Court sharply rebuked a federal appeals court Wednesday for belatedly blocking a killer's execution in California, two days before he was scheduled to die.