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curb appeal

The external attractiveness of a building or property, such as can be viewed from the street (i.e., the curb). We were suckered into buying the house because of its incredible curb appeal, but once we moved in, we realized just how run-down it was inside.
See also: appeal, curb

street appeal

The external attractiveness of a building or property, such as can be viewed from the street. We were suckered into buying the house because of its incredible street appeal, but once we moved in, we realized just how run-down it was inside.
See also: appeal, street

appeal against

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

appeal to

1. To ask for something, usually in an urgent or pleading manner Appeal to your congressmen if you really want lower taxes.
2. To spark one's interest or appreciation. Tall, dark-haired guys always appeal to me. That style of architecture just doesn't appeal to me.
3. To resonate with one's specific interests or feelings. The beauty of her prose appeals to my poetic sensibilities. The idea of stronger laws for criminals appeals to me as a mother.
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

appeal (to a court) (for something)

to plead to a court of appeals for a favorable ruling. She appealed to the court fora retrial. She appealed for an injunction to the circuit court. She appealed for a retrial.

appeal to someone

to please or attract someone. Fast food doesn't appeal to me. The idea of a vacation to Florida this winter appeals to me a lot.
See also: appeal

appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober

ask someone to reconsider, with the suggestion that an earlier opinion or decision represented only a passing mood.
This phrase comes from an anecdote told by the Roman historian and moralist Valerius Maximus concerning an unjust judgement given by King Philip of Macedon : the woman condemned by Philip declared that she would appeal to him once again, but this time when he was sober.
See also: appeal, drunk, sober

appeal to Caesar

appeal to the highest possible authority.
The allusion is to the claim made by the apostle Paul to have his case heard in Rome, which was his right as a Roman citizen: ‘I appeal unto Caesar’ (Acts 25:11).
See also: appeal, caesar

appeal to

1. To make an earnest or urgent request to someone or something: The citizens appealed to their mayor to try to find a solution to the housing crisis.
2. To be interesting or attractive to someone: This new style of clothing doesn't appeal to me; I prefer the older fashion.
See also: appeal

on appeal

In the process of being appealed; while being appealed.
See also: appeal, on
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121) Instead of extrapolating a sweeping authority for Court action from the legislative history, (122) Justice Ginsburg read Congress's amendments as a requirement that any subsequent clarification by the Court as to when a decision qualifies as "final," or any expansion of which non-final orders may be immediately appealable, must only be accomplished through the rulemaking process.
While applying the Golsen rule would not be appropriate here because the unpublished disposition is not the "clearly established position" of the appealable circuit, (62) the Tax Court could give such a decision the same level of deference that the appealable circuit might give it--that is, it likely could be given some persuasive weight.
Although an order disposing of either fewer than all the claims or the rights and liabilities of fewer than all parties is normally not appealable in federal court, an exception to this rule exists when the district court certifies an order as appealable pursuant to Rule 54(b).
merely entering discovery sanctions under Rule 219, because sanctions orders are not appealable until the conclusion of the case.
5) Since further judicial labor is required to dismiss the case, the order is not appealable.
For this reason, Theis says it's imperative for practitioners to recognize which orders are "custody judgments" and which are interim orders, appealable with permission under the interlocutory provisions of Supreme Court Rule 306(a)(5), which remains unchanged and requires petitioners to file a petition for leave to appeal with the appellate court.
The Florida Supreme Court has exclusive authority to establish the types of nonfinal orders appealable under this rule.
The proposal would add custody judgments as a sixth category to SCR 304(b), orders that are appealable without a special finding under SCR 304(a).
However, a judgment requiring a healthcare provider to forego the benefit of the MRP is considered appealable because the MRP proceedings cannot be adequately replicated after reversal on appeal.
The outcome of any litigation would be appealable to the Ninth Circuit, so familiarity with the Coady decision (although decided under Alaska law) is also warranted.
Decisions by the panels would be appealable to the City Council.
ADR is available to small business and individual taxpayers where a tax issue is in dispute, whether or not an appealable tax decision or assessment has been made by HMRC.
170 provides a nonexclusive list of 24 types of appealable orders in probate and guardianship proceedings.
Therefore, no finding under SCR 304(a) was necessary to make the trial court's order final and appealable, and Mary's appeal was too late, in the appellate panel's view.
If the IRS refuses to rescind a penalty, that decision is not appealable.