appeals court

noun

law
: any one of 13 courts in the U.S. below the Supreme Court
the 9th/Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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“Appeals court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/appeals%20court. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

Legal Definition

appeals court

noun
ap·​peals court
: a court that hears appeals
especially : an intermediate level appellate court
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