A person or prosecuted for a crime Obs See Appellee
- with respect to or taking cognizance of appeals
- of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
- regarding, or using cognizance of, appeals.
- someone or prosecuted for a crime. [Obs.] See Appellee.
related to or having cognizance of appeals and other proceedings the judicial review of adjudications.
"pertaining to appeals," 1726, from Latin appellatus, previous participle of appellare (see charm). Appellate jurisdiction is within Blackstone (1768).
(a.) regarding, or taking cognizance of, appeals.
They have original jurisdiction of civil, criminal and probate matters, not specifically assigned to other tribunals, and appellate jurisdiction from the inferior courts.