Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 9 > Chapter 18 - Southern Interstate Nuclear Compact
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
- Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
- Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
- Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.