appeal against


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appeal against

To attempt to change a legal decision. Don't worry, we will appeal against the judge's sentence.
See also: appeal

appeal against something

to ask a court of appeals to change a ruling made by a lower court. My lawyer appealed against the judgment. We will file an appeal against the court ruling.
See also: appeal
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It is worthwhile that PTI's Asad Umar had submitted an appeal against PML-N for alleged foreign funding while the same appeal was submitted by Shireen Mazari against PPP.
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He had sought to appeal against his conviction but a spokesman for the Judicial Office said that had been rejected by the Court of Appeal.
London-based Burton Copeland Solicitors said: "We have received notification Adam Johnson's applications for leave to appeal against his conviction and sentence have been refused by the Single Judge.
The winger's sister, Faye, posted a message on Twitter, saying: "Absolutely devastated that the single judge has rejected my brother's appeal against sentence and conviction.
He was jailed last week at Bradford Crown Court, where an official said: "He has lodged an appeal against conviction.
A ROMANIAN criminal who used explosive gases to blow up Midlands bank machines and steal cash has lost an appeal against his 13-and-a-half-year sentence.
Jayalalithaa returned as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, the Karnataka government decided to appeal against her acquittal in the disproportionate assets case.
The independent Adjudication Panel of Wales will meet in January to hear Sully councillor Lino Scaglioni's appeal against a decision by the Vale of Glamorgan council's standards committee to ban him from serving as a councillor for six months.
Hird went there all by himself, and despite the little interest of his club and players in the case, the 41-year-old is glad that he is able to appeal against a ruling by the Federal Court about Essendon doping concerns.
FIFA has confirmed Brazil have lodged an appeal against captain Thiago Silva's yellow card that has seen him banned for the semi-final against Germany.
TWO drug addict assassins who mistakenly murdered a teenage boy instead of a middle aged businessman have launched an appeal against their sentences.
A BAHRAINI jailed for 12 months after attacking a police station and a school has lost an appeal against his conviction.
The ringleader of a coin-forging scam - represented by the Prime Minister''s brother Alex Cameron QC - failed in his bid to appeal against his sentence during the first proceedings to be broadcast in the Court of Appeal.
Nariman Tuleev's defense attorney Kubanychbek Tashbaltaev told AKIpress that he will appeal against the ruling of Leninskiy district court that found Nariman Tuleev guilty of power abuse and corruption in purchase of buses and waste collection vehicles in China and sentenced him to 11 years in prison with confiscation of property on July 29.