reargument

noun
re·ar·gu·ment | \(ˌ)rē-ˈär-gyə-mənt \
plural rearguments

Definition of reargument 

law

: a new or repeated argument especially : presentation of new or additional arguments to a court on a matter of law or fact which a petitioner claims was overlooked or misunderstood by the court Doubts aroused by the dissents led the Court to put the case down for reargument the next term. — Anthony Lewis The Justices postponed some of the court's docket and even ordered rearguments on some cases they did hear. — Richard Lacayo

First Known Use of reargument

1795, in the meaning defined above

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reargument

noun
re·ar·gu·ment | \ˌrē-ˈär-gyə-mənt\

Legal Definition of reargument 

: new or repeated argument especially : presentation of new or additional arguments to a court on a matter of law or fact which a petitioner claims was overlooked or misunderstood by the court

Note: Reargument requires the granting of a motion, which must be filed within a specified period after entry of the court's judgment.

Other Words from reargument

reargue \-ˈär-ˌgyü \ transitive verb

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