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An '''appeal''' is a proceeding brought to a higher court to review a lower court decision. [[Category:Legal Terms]]
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In the [[United States Senate]], when the [[Chair]] rules on a [[point of order]], any [[Senator]] may appeal the ruling, in which case the full Senate makes a final decision on the point of order by voting whether to sustain or reverse the ruling.<ref>[http://www.senate.gov/reference/glossary_term/appeal.htm] US Senate Reference</ref>
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Revision as of 04:31, 22 August 2010

An appeal is a proceeding brought to a higher court to review a lower court decision.

In the United States Senate, when the Chair rules on a point of order, any Senator may appeal the ruling, in which case the full Senate makes a final decision on the point of order by voting whether to sustain or reverse the ruling.[1]

References

  1. [1] US Senate Reference