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.
He said that under its appellate jurisdiction the high court was not empowered to suspend a sentence awarded under the ATA and to release a convict on bail.
Immediately appealable The first issue before the Supreme Court was whether the Court of Appeals had appellate jurisdiction over the insurers interlocutory appeal from the District Court order denying their motion to dismiss for insufficient service of process.
Hasapidis also sits on the Executive Board of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the Women Trial Lawyer's Caucus and is a member of the New York State Bar Association's standing Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction.
Similar to the position taken by the IBP, Agabin cited the Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980, which gave the CA the 'original jurisdiction to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, certiorari, habeas corpus, and quo warranto, and auxiliary writs or processes, whether or not in the aid of its appellate jurisdiction.
However, the Secretary shall exercise appellate jurisdiction over all ALI cases, and may delegate the resolution of appeals to any Undersecretary.
The Supreme Court in its appellate jurisdiction examined the issue in its judgment issued on 9.
The apex court has appellate jurisdiction over High Courts, but does not have administrative control.
Supreme Court of Pakistan,' Justice Saqib said and added that the Court has appellate jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters.
12) The Supreme Court, which was composed of three judges, had appellate jurisdiction to review the decisions of the circuit courts.
What this means in practical terms is to try to get Congress to pass legislation limiting the Supreme Court's appellate jurisdiction (and, by implication, that of all federal courts inferior to it) over matters concerning abortion, pursuant to the little-known authority granted to Congress in the U.
The Constitution sets out the cases and controversies to which the judicial power of the United States extends, puts some of those in the Court's original jurisdiction, and then gives it appellate jurisdiction over all the others, subject to such exceptions as Congress may make.