Definition of Court of Appeal in English:

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Court of Appeal

noun

1(In England and Wales) a court of law that hears appeals against both civil and criminal judgements from the Crown Courts, High Court, and County Courts.
Example sentences
  • As matters stand, we will go to the Court of Appeal and the Court of Appeal might make a Reference.
  • The appeals will be heard in the Court of Appeal in London but no date has yet been fixed.
  • The case had been referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
1.1 (court of appeals) US A court of law in a federal circuit or state to which appeals are taken.
Example sentences
  • Anyone can file a complaint for judicial misconduct with the clerk of the federal court of appeals for the circuit in which a given judge sits.
  • Last week, the federal court of appeals for the Sixth Circuit added one more piece to an already confusing puzzle.
  • After graduation he went on to a clerkship on the federal court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and there he found vindication.

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