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appellate division

noun, Law.
1.
the section of a court that hears appeals, sometimes existing as an intermediate court between a trial court and a court of last resort.
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  • They were gone, torn down under the referee's decision that they ought to go, before the appellate division called a halt.

    The Battle with the Slum Jacob A. Riis.
  • They are gone, torn down under the referee's decision that they ought to go, before the appellate division called a halt.

    A Ten Year War Jacob A. Riis
  • Eight weeks slipped by and then the appellate division affirmed the conviction.

    The Case and Exceptions Frederick Trevor Hill
  • From the decisions of these courts appeals may be made to the appellate division of the Supreme Court.

  • Borough Hall could be used entirely for administrative business as the appellate division would move to the new court house.

    Down Town Brooklyn Committee of Ten Citizens of Brooklyn

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