direct appeal

noun

Legal Definition of direct appeal

1 : an appeal from an order of a three-judge court granting or denying an interlocutory or permanent injunction that may be taken directly to the U.S. Supreme Court under title 28 section 1253 of the U.S. Code

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“Direct appeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/direct%20appeal. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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