What is appellant?

  • (noun): The party who appeals a decision of a lower court.
    Synonyms: plaintiff in error
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on appellant:

SCOJ 2005 No.1977 - Supreme Court Decision
402, the appellant should have fully investigated and examined whether or not there was any legal ground for such construction or treatment...if the appellant did so, we can find that it would be ... Yet, the appellant did not try to clearly explain the very circumstances where Directive No ... whole evidence of this case, we still cannot find that the appellant fully investigated or considered this issue...We should find the appellant, by doing so, to have breached its basic official duty ...
R. V. Sansregret - Background
... The appellant (Mr ... and discord with violence on the part of the appellant "slappings" or "roughing up" in his description, "blows" in hers ... A few days later the appellant became furious and attacked the complainant with a file-like object ...
Lords Appellant
... The Lords Appellant were a group of nobles in the reign of King Richard II who sought to impeach some five of the King's favourites in order to restrain what was seen as tyrannical and capricious ... The word appellant simply means ' appealing ' ... The group was called the Lords Appellant because its members invoked a procedure under law to start prosecution of the king's unpopular favourites known as 'an ...
Chicago B. & Q.R. Co. V. Krayenbuhl
... The appellant maintained a railway turntable (a rotating platform with a track for turning a locomotive) near a publicly traveled path ... would go against the public good to require the appellant to invest so heavily in safeguards that it interfered with appellant's ability to use the turntables for their intended ...
Street V. New York - The Decision of The Court
... possible "to eliminate the possibility either that appellant's words were the sole basis of his conviction or that appellant was convicted for both ... at 367-368, the Court held that "The verdict against the appellant was a general one ... was invalid, it cannot be determined upon this record that the appellant was not convicted under that clause ...

More definitions of "appellant":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals).
    Synonyms: appellate