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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

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The appellate courts will not hesitate to impose sanctions for filing motions for rehearing that do not comport with the requirements of Rule 9.
18] However, unlike the Appellate Court of Illinois, the Court ruled his presence in a high-crime area was a relevant fact which the officers could consider in deciding if there was a reasonable suspicion that Wardlow was involved in criminal activity.
Several appellate courts have addressed this issue, however.
He contributes a monthly column on appellate developments for ALM's The Legal Intelligencer(R) and previously served as chair of the Appellate Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
He contributes a monthly column on appellate developments for The Legal Intelligencer and previously served as chair of the Appellate Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
As a result, the appellate court reduced the award to $9 million.
State appellate courts have decertified two "lights" cases in Massachusetts and Florida.
5 million punitive damage award to a smoker's estate, and directed the appellate court to reconsider the case in view of its recent opinion in State Farm v.
Last month, appellate courts in Florida and Massachusetts issued rulings decertifying class actions in the Engle and Aspinall cases.
In these days of multimillion - and even multibillion - dollar verdicts, judicial fairness demands that companies be allowed to post a reasonable bond to stay enforcement of a trial court judgment and gain access to the appellate courts," said William S.
1 billion verdict in the Price class action lawsuit by Illinois appellate courts in light of Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron's decision today to affirm his earlier verdict in the case.
All we are seeking is the right guaranteed to any defendant who receives an adverse verdict to have that decision reviewed by appellate courts.
Ohlemeyer noted that the federal court in Brooklyn has attracted numerous tobacco lawsuits making claims that have been considered and unanimously rejected by federal appellate courts across the country.
It is the job of the appellate courts to carefully review the trial court proceedings and correct errors that prevent parties from getting a fair trial.
He formally agreed to the judge's reduction this week, which sets the stage for the case to move to the appellate courts.