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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But since there was no outright sale of state-held shares, the privatisation ban was never breached, the Plovdiv apellate court ruled in April 2010.
Cleveland's School Voucher Program Violates Church-State Separation, Federal Apellate Court Rules
apellate court returned the case to the FERC for reconsideration.