court of appeals

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Synonyms for court of appeals

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

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apellate court returned the case to the FERC for reconsideration.
An accredited mediator, he was one of the first solicitors to be awarded higher rights of audience in all the apellate courts, and has on many occasions appeared successfully as advocate for clients on emergency injunction applications in the High Court, and twice on hearings in the Court of Appeal.