appellee

  • The party who opposes an appellant's appeal, and who seeks to persuade the appeals court to affirm the district court's decision.

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

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).