The supreme court may transfer to the court of appeals for decision a case or appeal pending before the supreme court if the case or appeal is within the jurisdiction of the court of appeals.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 12-120.23
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.