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appeal against (something)

To attempt to change a legal decision. Don't worry, we will appeal against the judge's sentence. I'm afraid the jury's verdict stands. You cannot appeal against it. What recourse do we have? Can we appeal against this decision?
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
In March this year, The Hague court sentenced KaradA3/4ic to life in prison in the final verdict after he appealed against his first-instance conviction.
FIFA confirmed on Tuesday that English Premier League club Chelsea have appealed against a transfer ban imposed after they were found guilty of breaching rules on overseas players under the age of 18.
Sunderland have now appealed against the ban, with an Independent Regulatory Commission set to decide whether to uphold or overturn the ban.
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Bilqis - popularly known as the 'balloon girl' - had already been acquitted twice over the same charge, but the prosecution had appealed against both decisions.
TRAINER Eddie Cawley has appealed against the penalties imposed on him at Punchestown on Wednesday following a stewards' inquiry into the running and riding of Fruits Of Glory in the beginners' chase, writes Tony O'Hehir.
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.