APPELLATE JURISDICTION meaning in Law Dictionary

Jurisdiction on appeal; jurisdiction to change or correct the proceedings in an underlying cause currently instituted and put to work by an inferior court, or by a tribunal having the characteristics of a court. Auditor of State v. Railroad Co., 6 Kan. 505. 7 Was. Rep. 575; State v. Anthony, 05 Mo. App. 543; State v. Baker, 19 Fla. 19; Ex parte Bollman, 4 Cranch, 101, 2 L. Ed. 554.

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More recent English acts had further emphasized the complete dependence of the Irish parliament, and the appellate jurisdiction of the Irish House of Lords had also been annulled.

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