Appellate jurisdiction


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APPELLATE JURISDICTION. The jurisdiction which a superior court has to bear appeals of causes which have been tried in inferior courts. It differs from original jurisdiction, which is the power to entertain suits instituted in the first in stance. Vide Jurisdiction; Original jurisdiction.

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In all the other Cases before mentioned, the supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make.
5th Circuit Court of Appeals - which has appellate jurisdiction over federal courts in Texas - then any ruling would apply to the entire circuit, Albright added.
15) Instead, for those who subscribe to this view, it is significant that the first Judiciary Act of 1789 both failed to vest general federal question jurisdiction in the inferior federal courts and also declined to vest appellate jurisdiction in the Supreme Court over the full range of federal questions coming out of the state courts.
Any discussion of military writs practice necessarily includes an analysis of military appellate jurisdiction
The Court has appellate jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters.
The Federal Circuit was created in 1982 and given exclusive appellate jurisdiction over patents.
Reconstruction was unconstitutional, and because Congress knew that to be true, it removed appellate jurisdiction from the Supreme Court in cases involving Reconstruction.
102) Given that Article III on its face commits the creation of inferior federal courts to Congress's discretion, (103) the Exceptions Clause could be understood to permit Congress to avoid vesting some of the judicial power simply by excepting certain cases or controversies from the Supreme Court's appellate jurisdiction and then declining to create inferior courts with jurisdiction over those matters.
Because the district court's failure to decide the case impedes this Court's appellate jurisdiction, because the delay in resolving this priority civil rights case is extreme, because no reason exists to believe an opinion will issue within another four years absent this Court's intervention, and because Petitioners lack any other remedy, a writ of mandamus should issue directing the district court to forthwith produce an appealable order with a sufficiently-elaborated opinion.
Thus, if they canceled decisions of the court of original or appellate jurisdiction, the Kyrgyz judges who made these decisions would be fired immediately," Babanov said on the vision of the judicial reform.
The court has appellate jurisdiction over federal cases originating in the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and in recent years has received and processed about 6,700 appeals each year.
Thereafter the system will be extended to the civil division and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and finally to all subordinate courts said Chief Justice Sik Yuen.