appeals court

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

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Supreme Court precedent, the appeals court concluded that city officials had diverted government aid to what amounted to religious indoctrination.
Wachovia's argument, presented in both the district and appeals courts, was that the statute of limitations does not apply to tax-exempt entities that are not required to file a return.
The MTA's filing came several hours after Valley civic leaders and elected officials excoriated COST and the appeals court for stopping the project.
Also upheld by the appeals court was a provision in a 2000 ruling by U.
The appeals court noted that its reversal of the case would negate the award of fees under the plan.
In its brief filed with the appeals court, the ACLJ represented itself and 22 members of Congress including California Congressman Duncan Hunter who sponsored legislation that transferred control of the Mt.
In its ruling Monday, the appeals court stipulated that the MTA temporarily stop work on the busway project approved Feb.
Moore, the appeals court made clear, had dug his own legal grave by constantly talking about his religious purpose.
Further, the Division II appeals-court decision conflicts with decisions by other Washington appeals courts.
courthouse has been upheld by a federal appeals court.
The 18 plaintiffs who filed after the 1997 UCLA study was released were allowed by the appeals court to go forward with their claims.
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.
WASHINGTON -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which specializes in constitutional law, said today it is disappointed that a federal appeals court rejected a request by the parents of Terri Schiavo to reinstate Terri's feeding tube and to rehear a decision by a panel of the federal appeals court.
won a major victory against ``cyber-piracy'' when an appeals court ruled an Illinois man couldn't register Panavision's name as an Internet address, then try to sell it back to the company.