Pierce, Harry A. Attorney

Pierce, Harry A. Attorney from Boston Massachusetts works as Appeals Lawyers, and Employment & Labor Lawyers. Feel free to contact us at the following contact information.

Three Center Plaza Boston Massachusetts, 02108
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Last updated 2020-04-11

Specialties of Pierce, Harry A. Attorney:
  • Appeals Lawyers
  • Employment & Labor Lawyers
Appeals Lawyers: A challenge to a previous legal determination. An appeal is directed towards a legal power higher than the power making the challenged determination. In most states and the federal system, trial court determinations can be appealed in appeals courts, and appeals court decisions can be appealed in a supreme court. The person pursuing an appeal is called an appellant, while the person defending the lower court’s ruling is the appellee. Appeals can be either discretionary or of right. An appeal of right is one that the higher court must hear, if the losing party demands it, while a discretionary appeal is one that the higher court may, but does not have to, consider. For example, in the federal system, there is an appeal of right from the District Court to the Court of Appeals, but appeals from the Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court are discretionary.

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