court of appellate jurisdiction

court of appellate jurisdiction
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  • Appellate jurisdiction — is the power of a court to review decisions and change outcomes of decisions of lower courts. Most appellate jurisdiction is legislatively created, and may consist of appeals by leave of the appellate court or by right. Depending on the type of… …   Wikipedia

  • appellate jurisdiction — see jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. appellate jurisdiction …   Law dictionary

  • court of general jurisdiction — A term sometimes equated with court of record ; a court of extensive, although not necessarily of unlimited, jurisdiction. 20 Am J2d Cts § 103; a superior court. Hahn v Kelly, 34 Cal 391 a court which is competent by its constitution to decide on …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • appellate jurisdiction — jurisdiction for which an appellate court is authorized to hear appeals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appellate jurisdiction — The jurisdiction of appeal or review proceedings, as distinguished from trial court or nisi prius jurisdiction, being contingent on timely compliance with constitutional or statutory methods of appeal. Barney v Platte Valley Public Power & Irrig …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • appellate jurisdiction — noun The power of a court to review and potentially modify the decisions made by another court or tribunal …   Wiktionary

  • appellate court — noun court of appellate jurisdiction, court of review, higher court, senior court associated concepts: appellate division, appellate jurisdiction, appellate term Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan — The Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan (frequently referred to as Saskatchewan Court of Appeal or Sask. CA) is the highest superior appeal court in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. It hears appeals from the Court of Queen s Bench for… …   Wikipedia

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  • Jurisdiction — In law, jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning law and dicere meaning to speak ) is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted legal body or to a political leader to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and,… …   Wikipedia

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