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.
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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.
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Then, of a sudden, she found her voice and strength, and said that Heaven would help her and her innocent son; and that to Heaven she appealed against us--which she did; in really very pretty language, I assure you.
Charity had appealed against old Benjy in the meantime, representing the dangers of the canal banks; but Mrs.
He appealed against the sentence, but was told by three top judges that it was fully justified for his crime spree.
A FORMER council leader who was banned from serving as a councillor for six months after allegations that he broke the local authority's code of conduct has appealed against the decision.
Real Madrid appealed against midfielder Xabi Alonso being suspended for the Champions League final after he picked up a third booking in the semi-final, but UEFA ruled that appeal was inadmissible.
Manjinder Jagpal appealed against Redcar and Cleveland Council's refusal to give change of use planning permission for a takeaway at 177 High Street, Marske - a vacant former office next to a Sainsbury's Local shop.
The companies also appealed against the court ruling on the construction of the patent claim that led to the favourable judgment for GSK.
Butt and Amir had already appealed against their sentences, but not their convictions.
A reveller throws tomato pulp during the annual "Tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, near Valencia, Spain * Actress Vanessa Redgrave shows her support at the High Court for residents of Dale Farm in Essex as they appealed against a judgement forcing them off the site they have lived at for 10 years.
Summary: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains in jail after the Swedish authorities appealed against a decision to grant him bail.
However, Younus had appealed against the ban and was subsequently cleared off by the appeals judge.
He has appealed against both the guilty verdict and the size of the suspension.
Roche senior appealed against his fine and the ban imposed on the horse, and on Friday the Appeals Body of the Turf Club upheld his claim on both counts.
Quins accepted their fine but could yet face further punishment after the ERC yesterday revealed disciplinary officer Roger O'Connor had appealed against that sanction.
The company had appealed against Castle Morpeth Borough Council's refusal to allow a six-metre flagpole with three antennas on top of the Tandoori Mahal restaurant in Morpeth town centre.