Definition of Retrial

1. Noun. A new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court; occurs when the initial trial is found to have been improper or unfair due to procedural errors.

Generic synonyms: Trial
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Retry



Definition of Retrial

1. n. A secdond trial, experiment, or test; a second judicial trial, as of an accused person.

Definition of Retrial

1. Noun. (legal) A second trial, by the original court, if the original trial was found to be improper or unfair ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retrial

1. a second trial [n -S]

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Literary usage of Retrial

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"A judgment of reversal, accompanied by an order remanding the cause for a retrial, is not a final judgment for the purposes of a writ of error to this court ..."

2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1897)
"As a general rule, where error appears from the record the case will be sent back for retrial.1 Where, however, it clearly appears from the record ..."

3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"... a retrial. Zerbe v. Missouri, K. & T. Ry. Co., 80 Mo. App. 414, 418. Under the statute, any claim or contract in favor of the principal defendant ..."

4. A Treatise on New Trial and Appellate Practice: Presenting and Illustrating ...by Thomas Carl Spelling by Thomas Carl Spelling (1903)
"Power of court in order granting new trial to limit retrial to question of damages. The trial court may not only award a new trial as to some of the parties ..."

5. Rose's Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports (2 Dallas to 241 by Walter Malins Rose, Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court (1919)
"... only error related to assessment of damages, Circuit Court of Appeals had jurisdiction to limit retrial to question of damages; Re Gompers, ..."

6. California Jurisprudence: A Complete Statement of the Law and Practice of by William Mark McKinney (1922)
"... the retainer having been paid before.18 And even payment before a retrial, after reversal on appeal, is sufficient, under section ..."

7. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1915)
"... and when in either case the verdict is set aside and a new trial granted on defendant's motion, the case is opened for a retrial on the counts on which ..."

8. In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypt's Crackdown on by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2004)
"It was hard to bear.138 E. Trial and retrial All fifty-two defendants continued to be taken before State Security prosecutors, where their detention was ..."

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