When any appeal pending before the Appellate Court involves the same cause of action, transaction or occurrence as an appeal pending before the Supreme Court, the appeals may be consolidated in the Supreme Court.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 51-197e
- 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.
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.