inappellable


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inappellable

incapable ofbeing appealed against, as a court decision; unchallengeable.
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Admittedly this formula would have stated a just cause for recall and no doubt sought to evade invalidation on the grounds that lawfully delivered verdicts of quaestiones were inappellable, its author at this stage unwilling to attempt anything more radical.
Thus Athenian democratic justice was normally seen to be done in public by mass juries (typically 400-500) of ordinary citizens acting as judges who reached their undiscussed and inappellable judgements influenced less by strictly legal, than by broadly political (and often shamelessly emotional) argument, and concerned less for equity or dispute-settlement than for what they took to be the community's best interests, including the democratic accountability to them of the prime litigators, members of the social and political elite.