Definition of rehearing
: a second or new hearing by the same tribunal
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Burns said if the rehearing isn’t granted, the community will be ready to host new elections by the Aug. 1 deadline.
The attorneys representing RMWD could petition the state Supreme Court for a rehearing or a review, and have 30 days to do so, said Attorney Adriana Ochoa with Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, which is representing the district.
Rehearings are rare, but the high court has scheduled do-overs in the past during times of transition, including after the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and before the arrival of Samuel A. Alito Jr. in 2006.
The plaintiffs now have a number of options, including requesting a rehearing of the case before the entire 5th Circuit or appealing directly to the U.S. Supreme Court.
PSC spokesman Andrew Melnykovych said in an interview that any of the parties can ask for a rehearing in the matter.
On Wednesday, commissioners adopted a draft order that denied NextEra’s request for a rehearing on the merger.
A federal appeals court Monday rejected former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's request for a rehearing, leaving the U.S. Supreme Court his only option to try to overturn his corruption conviction and 14-year prison sentence.
If the request for a rehearing fails, Blagojevich's only other option would be to petition the U.S. Supreme Court — a move that also is considered a legal long shot.
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Legal Definition of rehearing
: 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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