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{n: appeal} (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial
"their appeal was denied in the superior court"

{n: certiorari, writ of certiorari} a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case

{n: police court} a court that has power to prosecute for minor offenses and to bind over for trial in a superior court anyone accused serious offenses

{n: superior court} any court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court

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