court of appeals

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court of appeals

n. any court (state or federal) which hears appeals from judgments and rulings of trial courts or lower appeals courts. (See: court)

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Some smaller firms have designated a member to handle all appeals, while a few larger firms have inaugurated entire appellate departments, staffed by full-time specialists.
Many firms have appellate departments that can assist, and, of course, there are appellate specialists in other firms.
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