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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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It was as if I had seen Dora, in all her fascinating artlessness, caressing Agnes, and thanking her, and coaxingly appealing against me, and loving me with all her childish innocence.
Karnataka was under fire for not immediately appealing against her acquittal.
Morgan's legal team has confirmed he will be appealing against the conviction.
Gilroy is appealing against his conviction but has not launched an appeal against the sentence.
Prosecutor Neil Bannister told the court the Frenchman was no longer appealing against the fine.
THE number of disappointed parents appealing against their child's school allocation is set to top half a million today, according to new estimates.
THE fall-out from Harlequins' Heineken Cup quarter-final against Leinster reached a head yesterday with the resignation of director of rugby Dean Richards, while it was also confirmed Tom Williams is appealing against his 12-month ban.
Quinn Glass confirmed they would be appealing against the notice, which is due to take effect on May 29.
We will be appealing against the decision and, given all the advice and research received, we believe we have a compelling case.
Chef Mark Dixie is appealing against his conviction for murdering model Sally Anne Bowman, his lawyer said yesterday.
LIVERPOOL will solve their keeper crisis by appealing against the red card that threatens Jerzy Dudek with a damaging suspension.
PARKING officials are being accused of ignoring hundreds of letters appealing against penalty notices.
The Swedish property company Klovern AB said on Tuesday (23 May) that it was appealing against the decision on a tax surcharge.
Back said: "I was surprised to get a four-week ban but I have decided that there is no point appealing against it.
The money-grabbing crook who funded a lifestyle by ripping off dying kids is appealing against his five-year sentence.