rehearing

noun

Definition of rehearing

  1. :  a second or new hearing by the same tribunal

Circa 1626

First Known Use of rehearing

circa 1626


Law Dictionary

rehearing

noun re·hear·ing \ˌrē-ˈhir-iŋ\

Legal Definition of rehearing

  1. :  a reconsideration of a cause (as an appeal) after final decision or dismissal usually by the same tribunal that is usually granted due to some error in the original hearing and that may encompass new matters (as evidence or issues)


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