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retrial

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noun re·tri·al \(ˌ)rē-ˈtrī(-ə)l\

Simple Definition of retrial

  • : a second trial in a court of law in order to make a new judgment on a case that has been judged before

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of retrial

  1. :  a second trial, experiment, or test; specifically :  a second judicial trial

Examples of retrial in a sentence

  1. His case is coming up for retrial.



1852

First Known Use of retrial

1852


Law Dictionary

retrial

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noun re·tri·al \ˌrē-ˈtrī-əl, ˈrē-ˌtrī-\

Legal Definition of retrial

  1. :  a trial of a matter already tried



Additional Notes on retrial

A retrial is barred by double jeopardy following a mistrial for which there was no manifest necessity.


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