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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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Supreme Court precedent, the appeals court concluded that city officials had diverted government aid to what amounted to religious indoctrination.
Wachovia's argument, presented in both the district and appeals courts, was that the statute of limitations does not apply to tax-exempt entities that are not required to file a return.
The MTA's filing came several hours after Valley civic leaders and elected officials excoriated COST and the appeals court for stopping the project.
Also upheld by the appeals court was a provision in a 2000 ruling by U.
The appeals court noted that its reversal of the case would negate the award of fees under the plan.
The truth is that the points remanded by the Appeals Court back to the trial court are not a victory for either side but simply a direction to the trial judge to obtain further information or clarification.
In its brief filed with the appeals court, the ACLJ represented itself and 22 members of Congress including California Congressman Duncan Hunter who sponsored legislation that transferred control of the Mt.
In its ruling Monday, the appeals court stipulated that the MTA temporarily stop work on the busway project approved Feb.
Moore, the appeals court made clear, had dug his own legal grave by constantly talking about his religious purpose.
Further, the Division II appeals-court decision conflicts with decisions by other Washington appeals courts.
courthouse has been upheld by a federal appeals court.
publicity about the Rocketdyne facilities was sufficient for a reasonable plaintiff to know that Defendants' actions were the cause of his or her injury,'' the appeals court wrote.