appellant

  • The party who appeals a district court's decision, usually seeking reversal of that decision.

    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1
    See also appeal, appellee

1United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Commonly Used Terms - U.S. Courts, http://­www.ca9.uscourts.gov/­content/­view.php?pk_id=0000000237 (last accessed May 28, 2009).