appellate court

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Synonyms for appellate court

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

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The appellate court stated that the fee agreement between a lawyer and client, "no matter how reasonable," did not control the amount of fees assessed against a third-party under a fee-shifting statute, such as the one in this case.
Demanding that a competent lawyer from the bar be elevated to the post, Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association President Ahsaan Ali Advocate, Senior Vice President Javed Iqbal and High Court Bar President Asadullah told media at the Gilgit Press Club here that attempts were on to elevate a lawyer from Mansehra and resolved that no such attempts would be allowed to succeed.
The appellate court assessed whether the trial court's discretion should be followed, or if the appraisal evidence should dictate the proper apportionment of the sale proceeds.
Lawyer Abdelaziz Essid said Samir El-Wafi will appear before the Tunis appellate court within 15 days.
In order for a candidate to be elected Sofia Appellate Court Chair, the nomination needs to be backed by at least 13 VSS members.
The appellate court had also set the compulsory retirement age of FASAP members based on their date of hiring.
4) Moreover, if the appellate court grants rehearing, a subsequent motion for rehearing of that decision will not be entertained.
The appellate court permitted this amendment, and modified the lower court's decision which had denied the claim, because:
The trial court granted the plaintiff a new trial, and the Texas appellate court denied the defendants' request to overturn the trial court's decision.
The appellate court held that the correct amount of included income was the settlement minus the $150,000 attorney fee.
The state appellate court ruled, however, that subjecting the out-of-state parent company to lawsuits simply because it has ownership in the in-state subsidiary was unreasonable, thus reversing a lower court decision.
The highest court in most states; reviews state appellate court rulings.
The appellate court reversed the district court's decision that Zapata's consent was not freely and voluntarily given.
Ginsburg, in her dissent, wrote that the appellate court had acted correctly in evaluating the award for abuse of discretion.
While the original Tax Court ruling required the taxpayer to capitalize its loan origination costs and amortize them over the lives of the underlying loans, the appellate court decision permits the taxpayer to deduct these costs currently.