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I removed the stub status. The article isn't perfect, isn't exhaustive, and needs expansion, but it's not a stub anymore.--Lindsay (talk) 18:16, 9 December 2007 (UTC)
Either incomplete article, or misleading title
An appellate court's jurisdiction includes not only review of lower court orders. It also has jurisdiction to issue stays, order restitution, pemit appeal to a still higher court, and a number of other things that are incidental to, but necessary for the exercise of, its power of review.