appeal

  1. earnest or urgent request
  2. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
  3. a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial
  4. request for a sum of money

appeal

request

Appeal

when someone takes a case to a higher court to try to alter a decision they think is unfair

Appeal

A request that a higher court review the decision of a lower court. Either the plaintiff or the defendant in a case can appeal the ruling of a lower court.
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Appeal

This is a process that a patient and provider begin to demand that a payer or health plan actually pay for a service that has been denied payment. A special kind of complaint a patient or provider may make if they disagree with certain kinds of decisions made by Medicare, insurers or health plans. Patients can appeal if they request health care ser...
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appeal

[Verb] To ask for a decision that has been made to be changed or to ask strongly for help.
Example: To appeal against being put in jail.
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appeal

[n] - attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates 2. [n] - (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court`s judgment or the granting of a new trial 3. [v] - challenge (a decision) 4. [v] - take a...
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Appeal

the process whereby an applicant can challenge an adverse decision on an application by means of written representations, an informal hearing or formal inquiry proceedings. Appeals can also be made against the failure of the planning authority to issue a decision, against conditions attached to a permission and against the issue of an enforcement n...
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appeal

In law, an application for a rehearing of all or part of an issue that has already been dealt with by a lower court or tribunal. The outcome can be a new decision on all or part of the points...
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Appeal

A formal request to a higher court that the verdict or ruling of a court be changed.
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Appeal

An appeal is a means of asking if a decision that is considered unfair can be re-considered. Parents may appeal either to the local Board, to the DARS or to the SENDIST.
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Appeal

Application to a higher court or other body for review of a decision taken by a lower court or tribunal. The higher court may overturn or uphold (i.e. reject) the lower court`s decision. Often, permission (leave) is required, to for an appeal to occur.
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Appeal

To ask a higher court or authority to change the decision of a lower one.
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Appeal

Ap·peal' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Appealed ; present participle & verbal noun Appealing .] [ Middle English appelen , apelen , to appeal, accuse, Old French appeler , from Latin appellare
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Appeal

Ap·peal' noun [ Middle English appel , apel , Old French apel , French appel , from appeler . See Appeal , transitive verb ] 1. (Law) (a) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a...
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appeal

1. An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reexamination or review. The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected. ... The right of appeal. ... An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding puni...
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appeal

noun (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court`s judgment or the granting of a new trial; `their appeal was denied in the superior...
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appeal

noun request for a sum of money; `an appeal to raise money for starving children`
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Appeal

• (v. t.) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reexamination or review. • (v. t.) To invoke. • (v. t.) An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury s...
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appeal

the resort to a higher court to review the decision of a lower court, or to a court to review the order of an administrative agency. In varying ... [8 related articles]
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Appeal

The advertisement's selling message.
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appeal

Request to a superior or higher court to review and change the result in a case decided by an inferior or lower court or administrative agency.
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Appeal

[motion] In parliamentary procedure, an appeal from the decision of the chair is used to challenge a ruling of the chair. ==Explanation and Use== George Demeter notes that it `protects the assembly against the arbitrary control of the meeting by its presiding officer.` The most common occasions for the motion to appeal are when the chair mi...
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appeal

appeal, in law, hearing by a superior court to consider correcting or reversing the judgment of an inferior court, because of errors allegedly committed by the inferior court. The party appealing the decision is known as the appellant, the party who has won the case in the lower court as the appelle...
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Appeal

A request to a supervisory court, usually composed of a panel of judges, to review a lower court's decision.
Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def/a060.htm
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