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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


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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But, he said, that was not why the NCWD failed to file an appeal.
What's more, in the limited instances in which a sanction is applied or POC rejected and an appeal is therefore permitted, the facility can, in most cases, contest the deficiency only and not the "scope and severity" level assigned to it.
If an appeal is made, is payment of the disputed tax required before an appeal is heard?
Regarding yesterday's Court of Appeals decision, Jim Druck, CEO of Southwest Casino Corporation said, "We're delighted.
In short, it can be used to appeal any procedural aspect of a lien, including whether an IRS refusal to withdraw it is appropriate.
Because the majority of circuits handling bankruptcy appeals do not have BAPs, and because under the new direct appeal statute BAPs are treated the same as district courts handling bankruptcy appeals, this article will refer to district courts instead of to both district courts and BAPs.
The AAP may be used to resolve issues while a case is in Appeals, after settlement discussions are unsuccessful and when all other issues are resolved but for the specific factual issue for which arbitration is being requested.
Seeking to capitalize on substantial growth opportunities in its value appeals business, Burr Wolff, a nationwide, full-service provider of state and local tax reduction services, announced that two units have been formed under the direction of a pair of senior executives.
A member of the Washington Park Court Property Owners and Neighborhood Club, Anderson questioned why he should have to gather evidence to appeal his assessments every year.
Gee and Stephanie Peddle, Anglican Appeal co-ordinator, said that the appeal for victims of the December tsunami that killed nearly 300,000 people in parts of Asia and Africa, also affected their appeals.
On March 9, the board voted to remove itself as the final arbiter in all grade-change disputes, although the Education Code gives parents the right to appeal record changes.
When Forest Service officials accept an appeal, they generally send the entire project back to the planners.
But when Congress enacted legislation in 1988 to authorize judicial review of Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA) decisions, veterans believed they would finally "have their day in court.
Appeal of district court dismissal of action under Federal Tort Claims Act alleging violation of bank supervision requirements.
ALTHOUGH THERE IS NO UNIFORM NATIONAL APPEAL PROCESS in place for managed care plans outside of Medicare, there is and has been for more than 10 years an appeal process that provides dissatisfied Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare + Choice Organizations (M+COs), including HMOs and PPOs, with recourse for denials of access to care or reimbursement for services already rendered.