Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not subject to appeal: an unappealable grievance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not appealable; that may not be appealed, or sent to a higher court for judgement

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not appealable; that can not be carried to a higher tribunal by appeal.
  • adj. Not to be appealed from; -- said of a judge or a judgment that can not be overruled.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not appealable; incapable of being carried to a higher court by appeal: as, an unappealable cause.
  • Not to be appealed from; final: as, an unappealable judge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not subject to appeal

Etymologies

un- +‎ appealable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unless it rules in Mrs. Lawrence's favor the original tribal-court opinion is "unappealable," says Bonnie Kane, who is representing Mrs. Lawrence.

    Plaintiffs Suing U.S. Tribes

  • All of which requires you to imagine a virtual transformation of human nature and a voluntary transfer of national power to what in effect will be the unappealable judgments of a world government.

    How the End Begins

  • My wife (Mexican) was refused a fiancée visa to the U.S. with the stated "reason" of "attempted visa fraud", something my U.S. immigration lawyer told us was totally unappealable.

    Page 2

  • Or, in the other direction, an easy registration requirement coupled with unappealable forfeiture on non-compliance.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Diane Wood on the Second Amendment

  • So far, Obama's campaign message has hardly attacked McCain as a completely unappealable candidate.

    Rasmussen: McCain Narrowly Up In Nevada And Virginia

  • Here, a second limitation period starts when the verdict has become unappealable.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » He Says “Scary” Like It’s a Bad Thing

  • He has the last word in everything; his decision is unappealable.

    Balkinization

  • IOW, FISC has made a secret an unappealable decision that FISA is unconstitutional, allowing the President to break it without either ackowledging that he is breaking it or having FISA overturned in any public venue.

    Balkinization

  • Questioning what proved to be an unappealable decision, in response to my complaining about a retired Judge, revealed that the Lord Chancellor has a statutory obligation to defend the judiciary.

    Medical Whistleblower to Vexatious Correspondent

  • Not content with the government's virtually unfettered ability to tap the phone, search the home, or read the email of any suspected terrorist – with the rubber-stamped approval of the secret and unappealable Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court – President Bush vested himself with the power to monitor the phone calls of anyone sufficiently threatening to be classified as a terrorist or activist, civil libertarian or public librarian.

    Democracy on Holiday

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