What Does it Mean When Your Appeal is Remanded?
Case Remanded from Circuit Court. Person lost at Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals for a drug possession related charge. A remanded appeal simply means that the case is sent back to the lower courts. Generally, a case is remanded/returned to the court from which the case arrived. A remand goes only from a higher court to a lower court. Remand is when higher courts send cases back to lower courts for further action. A prisoner is said to be remanded when she is sent back into custody to await trial. A remand is a due process requirement, because it affords the parties an opportunity to present evidence on the merits of the case. In the order remanding a case, the appellate court shall state the purpose for the remand.