a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial
the power of arousing a sympathetic response
request earnestly (something from somebody)
- "appeal to somebody for help"
- "We are appealing to you for money to build a new hospital"
challenge (a decision)
- "She appealed the verdict"
- anföra besvär mot
take proceedings to have (a case) reheard in a higher court
- "The case was appealed immediately after the verdict"
- överklaga [ juridik ]