on appeal


when the judgment of a lower court on a case is reviewed by a higher court
Her conviction was reversed on appeal.

Examples of on appeal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The case became moot while on appeal because Congress repealed the vaccine mandate, his attorney in the case, Donald Falk, said. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 3 Nov. 2023 His union spearheaded a lawsuit that won an injunction limiting Gascón’s reform agenda in early 2021, a ruling that has held up on appeal but could be heard by the state Supreme Court. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct. 2023 That decision was overturned on appeal in 2022, awarding the artist the trademark. Teresa Nowakowski, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Oct. 2023 Most people were in regular asylum proceedings and often had months, even years, to find lawyers who could gather evidence, interview witnesses and argue their cases at a full hearing or on appeal. Nick Miroff, Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2023 That lawsuit was thrown out by a federal judge earlier last year and is currently on appeal. Compiled Bydemocrat-Gazette Stafffrom Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 27 Sep. 2023 While the decisions by Newsom and his predecessor, Jerry Brown, to overturn those parole board rulings were generally upheld on appeal, this time Van Houten’s efforts finally succeeded. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 8 July 2023 If upheld on appeal, the ruling could cost Trump control of his skyscraper on New York City's 5th Avenue and potentially other properties. Kaelan Deese, Washington Examiner, 4 Oct. 2023 If upheld on appeal, the ruling could force Trump to give up New York properties including Trump Tower, a Wall Street office building, golf courses and a suburban estate. Michael R. Sisak, Fortune, 3 Oct. 2023 See More

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“On appeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20appeal. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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