Definition of on appeal
—when the judgment of a lower court on a case is reviewed by a higher court Her conviction was reversed on appeal.
Word by Word Definitions
: a legal proceeding by which a case is brought before a higher court for review of the decision of a lower court
: an application (as to a recognized authority) for corroboration, vindication, or decision
: an earnest plea : entreaty
: to arouse a sympathetic response
: to make an earnest request
: to take a lower court's decision to a higher court for review
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