cross appeal

cross appeal
An appeal by the appellee. In the federal courts a cross appeal is argued with the initial appeal of the appellant. Fed.R.App.P. 34(d).
See also appeal

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Appeal — For other uses, see Appeal (disambiguation). An appeal is a petition for review of a case that has been decided by a court of law. The petition is made to a higher court for the purpose of overturning the lower court s decision. The District of… …   Wikipedia

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  • appeal — Resort to a superior (i.e. appellate) court to review the decision of an inferior (i.e. trial) court or administrative agency. A complaint to a higher tribunal of an error or injustice committed by a lower tribunal, in which the error or… …   Black's law dictionary

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