When an appeal to the appellate division presented questions of fact and a further appeal is taken pursuant to subdivision (c) of section 5601, or subparagraph (iii) of paragraph two of subdivision (b) of section 5602, the court of appeals shall affirm the order appealed from and shall render judgment or order absolute against the appellant unless the order or opinion of the appellate division recites either that the questions of fact have not been considered or that the court has considered the questions of fact and has determined that it would not grant a new trial or hearing upon those questions.

Terms Used In N.Y. Civil Practice Law and Rules 5615

  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.