nounLaw , chiefly US
The defending party in a case taken to a higher court.
- Indeed, appellees conceded as much at oral argument.
- On Tuesday, a panel of the Third Circuit reversed and remanded an order of a district court judge who had simply copied verbatim the appellee's proposed opinion in the case.
- The appellees in the case asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the case without a ruling, considering the fact that all African American tenants had moved from the premises.
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