re·tri·al /ˌrē-'trī-əl, 'rē-ˌtrī-/ n: a trial of a matter already tried◇ A retrial is barred by double jeopardy following a mistrial for which there was no manifest necessity.
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
n.A second or subsequent trial of the same matter.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
A new trial (by the same court as made the decision in the first trial), granted upon the motion of the losing party, based on obvious error, bias, or newly discovered evidence.Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
n. A new trial of an already litigated issue by the same court for some substantive reason, such as a recognition of procedural errors in the first trial, that made it unfair or improper.See also mistrial.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
n.a new trial granted upon the motion of the losing party, based on obvious error, bias or newly discovered evidence, or after mistrial or reversed by an appeals court.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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retrial — re‧tri‧al [ˌriːˈtraɪəl,ˈriːtraɪəl ǁ ˌriːˈtraɪəl] noun [countable, uncountable] LAW the process of bringing a legal case back to court so that it can be decided again: • His request for a retrial was dismissed. * * * retrial UK US /ˌriːˈtraɪəl/… … Financial and business terms
Retrial — Re*tri al, n. A secdond trial, experiment, or test; a second judicial trial, as of an accused person. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
retrial — ► NOUN Law ▪ a second or further trial … English terms dictionary
retrial — [spelling only] … English World dictionary
retrial — UK [ˈriːˌtraɪəl] / US [ˈrɪˌtraɪəl] noun [countable] Word forms retrial : singular retrial plural retrials legal a second trial in a court of law that takes place because the first trial was considered not to be fair or ended without a verdict The … English dictionary
retrial — [[t]ri͟ːtra͟ɪ͟əl[/t]] retrials N COUNT: usu sing A retrial is a second trial of someone for the same offence. An Old Bailey judge yesterday ordered the retrial of a policeman accused of planting soft drugs on a black car mechanic … English dictionary
retrial — re|tri|al [ˌri:ˈtraıəl,ˈri:traıəl US ˌri:ˈtraıəl] n a process of judging a law case in court again →↑retry ▪ The jury was dismissed and the judge ordered a retrial … Dictionary of contemporary English
retrial — re|tri|al [ ri,traıəl ] noun count a second trial in a court of law that takes place because the first trial was considered not to be fair or ended without a VERDICT: The judge has the power to order a retrial … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
retrial — noun (C) a process of judging a law case in court again: The jury was dismissed and the judge ordered a retrial … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
retrial — noun Date: 1852 a second trial, experiment, or test; specifically a second judicial trial … New Collegiate Dictionary