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Court of law empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal

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Appellate court: Court of law empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal
An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals, appeal court, court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal. In most jurisdictions, the court system is divided into at least three levels: the trial court, which initially hears cases and reviews evidence and testimony to determine the facts of the case; at least one intermediate appellate court; and a supreme court which primarily reviews the decisions of the intermediate courts. A jurisdiction's supreme court is that jurisdiction's highest appellate court. Appellate courts nationwide can operate under varying rules.

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Pc Andrew Harper’s killers to have sentences reviewed by Court of Appeal [Video]

Pc Andrew Harper’s killers to have sentences reviewed by Court of Appeal

The prison sentences handed to Pc Andrew Harper’s killers have been referredto the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General for judges to decide whetherthey were too lenient.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published
Rapper’s manslaughter conviction over actor’s daughter’s drug death overturned [Video]

Rapper’s manslaughter conviction over actor’s daughter’s drug death overturned

Rapper Ceon Broughton’s conviction for the manslaughter of his girlfriendLouella Fletcher-Michie, who died after taking hallucinogenic drug 2C-P atBestival, has been overturned by the Court of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:22Published

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