appeal in forma pauperis

appeal in forma pauperis
/apiyl in forms popsrss/ A privilege given indigent person to prosecute an appeal, otherwise and independently allowable, without payment of fees and costs incident to such prosecution.
See e.g. Fed.R.App.P. 24

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • appeal in forma pauperis — See in forma pauperis …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • appeal in forma pauperis — /apiyl in forms popsrss/ A privilege given indigent person to prosecute an appeal, otherwise and independently allowable, without payment of fees and costs incident to such prosecution. See e.g. Fed.R.App.P. 24 …   Black's law dictionary

  • forma pauperis — /forma poparas/ See appeal in forma pauperis in forma pauperis …   Black's law dictionary

  • forma pauperis — /forma poparas/ See appeal in forma pauperis in forma pauperis …   Black's law dictionary

  • in forma pauperis — in for·ma pau·pe·ris /ˌin fȯr mə pȯ pə rəs, fȯr mä pau̇ pe rēs/ adj or adv [Medieval Latin, in the form of a pauper]: as a poor person: relieved of the fees and costs of a legal action because of inability to pay allowed to file an appeal in… …   Law dictionary

  • in forma pauperis — |fȯrməˈpȯpərə̇s, ˈpau̇p adjective (or adverb) Etymology: Latin, in the form of a pauper : as a poor man : relieved of fees and costs in a legal action because of inability to pay permission was granted to file an appeal in forma pauperis * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • appeal — ap·peal 1 /ə pēl/ n [Old French apel, from apeler to call, accuse, appeal, from Latin appellare]: a proceeding in which a case is brought before a higher court for review of a lower court s judgment for the purpose of convincing the higher court… …   Law dictionary

  • in forma pauperis — /in forma poparas/ In the character or manner of a pauper. Describes permission given to a poor person (i.e. indigent) to proceed without liability for court fees or costs. An indigent will not be deprived of his rights to litigate and appeal; if …   Black's law dictionary

  • in forma pauperis — /in forma poparas/ In the character or manner of a pauper. Describes permission given to a poor person (i.e. indigent) to proceed without liability for court fees or costs. An indigent will not be deprived of his rights to litigate and appeal; if …   Black's law dictionary

  • in forma pauperis — In the status of a poor person. The characterization of an action or proceeding authorized by statute by a person who by reason of poverty is unable to give security for the payment of costs, where the statute requires security to be given. Anno …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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