What Does Procedural Grounds Mean in Legal Contexts?

In summary, procedural grounds refers to the legal basis for a decision or ruling that is based on the correct procedures being followed. In the context of the conversation, it means that Butler's appeal was unsuccessful because his defense attorney did not raise the issue in an earlier appeal, which was deemed to be a procedural error.
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What is the meaning of the expression procedural grounds in the text:
Butler attended Boise State University for a year.[9] In 1991, Butler was convicted of assault during his freshman year of college.[5] His appeal was unsuccessful on procedural grounds, as a judge ruled that Butler's defense attorney did not raise the issue in an earlier appeal. The Idaho State Penitentiary paroled Butler on 26 April 1995.[10]
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From: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Butler
I an not native English so I need explanation please.
 
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I think you already asked this question and received answers, no?

askingquestion said:
Butler attended Boise State University for a year. In 1991, Butler was convicted of assault during his freshman year of college. His appeal was unsuccessful or procedural grounds, as a judge ruled that Butler's defense attorney did not raise the issue in an earlier appeal. The Idaho State Penitentiary paroled Butler on 26 April 1995.

What is the meaning of procedural ground?
(I am not English Native, so I need explanation).
Thank you in advance.
 
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Yes. Please delete it. Sorry.
 
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How can I the see the orginal question.
 
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askingquestion said:
How can I the see the orginal question.
Click the little up-arrow symbol in the upper left of the quote box that I posted. That takes you to that quote in your previous thread. This duplicate thread is now closed.
 
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