Appellate procedure in the United States

United States appellate procedure involves the rules and regulations for filing appeals in state courts and federal courts. The nature of an appeal can vary greatly depending on the type of case and the rules of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was prosecuted. There are many types of standard of review for appeals, such as de novo and abuse of discretion. However, most appeals begin when a party files a petition for review to a higher court for the purpose of overturning the lower court's decision.
Inchoate offense
An inchoate offense, preliminary crime, inchoate crime or incomplete crime is a crime of preparing for or seeking to commit another crime. The most common example of an inchoate offense is "attempt". "Inchoate offense" has been defined as the following
United States corporate law
United States corporate law regulates the governance, finance and power of corporations in US law. Every state and territory has its own basic corporate code, while federal law creates minimum standards for trade in company shares and governance rights
Allocation questionnaire
An allocation questionnaire is a form used in English legal practice. After a claim is made, if a defence is filed each party is required to complete and return an allocation questionnaire to the court so that the judge may properly allocate the claim to
Tahmoor Colliery
Tahmoor Colliery is an underground coal mine at Tahmoor in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia. It operates in the Bulli coal seam. Most of the mine product is hard coking coal used for steel making. A small quantity of steaming
Void marriage
A void marriage is a marriage that is unlawful or invalid under the laws of the jurisdiction where it is entered. A void marriage is invalid from its beginning, and is generally treated under the law as if it never existed and requires no formal action to
Riverland Pipeline
The Riverland Pipeline System is a natural gas transmission pipeline supplying gas to the Riverland region of South Australia. It is owned by Australian Gas Networks and operated by the APA Group. The pipeline was built in 1995 by South Australian Gas
Stuart O'Grady Bikeway
The Stuart O'Grady Bikeway is a 23 kilometres (14 mi) shared path in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, following the eastern side of the Max Fatchen Expressway. The northeastern end is adjacent to the on ramp from Two Wells Road to the Gawler Bypass. The
Woakwine Range
The Woakwine Range is a low range of hills parallel to the coast in the southeast of South Australia. It extends from the coast at Cape Jaffa southeast to the Kongorong area
Iona Gas Plant
The Iona Gas Plant is a natural gas processing and underground storage facility at Waarre near Port Campbell in the Australian state of Victoria. The Iona Gas Plant is owned by Lochard Energy
Staunton Law School
Staunton Law School was a law school operated in Staunton, Virginia, from 1831 to 1839, and from 1839 to 1849