Some commentators claim it was provacatio, others amplius. Most commentators simply state he had the right to appeal but what exactly was he invoking?

The wikipedia article on Valerian and Porcian law provides support for Paul's right to not be flogged as an interrogation technique on a separate occasion. But not for appeal to Caesar.

Edited: for clarity.

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    They are two separate events. I edited the question to make it clear I'm interested in the appeal to Caesar as found in Acts 25:10 – tao Jan 24 '19 at 20:34

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