Definition of appeals court in English:
A court that hears appeals from a lower court.
- This practice, which was also adopted by lower federal appeals courts and state courts, meant that the rules of law adopted by the American judiciary were relatively easy to identify.
- With a square conflict between two federal appeals courts, the secret hearing issue appears ripe for Supreme Court resolution.
- It has already divided federal appeals courts, and will likely soon be considered by the Supreme Court.
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