Definition of retrial
: a second trial, experiment, or test; specifically : a second judicial trial
Examples of retrial in a Sentence
His case is coming up for retrial.
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Navarro last week postponed until July 10 a retrial that had been set to start June 26 for four defendants whose two-month trial ended in April with a hung jury.
A judge on Tuesday postponed jury selection and withdrew her order restricting news media coverage of the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati.
Hamilton County, Ohio, Judge Leslie Ghiz delayed jury selection Tuesday in the retrial of Ray Tensing, the police officer who shot Sam Dubose during a 2015 traffic stop.
Attorneys are expected to start questioning prospective jurors for the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati.
Opening statements are set for Wednesday morning in the retrial of Donna Horwitz, a South Florida woman accused of killing her ex-husband in a jealous rage.
On Jan. 27, 1986, while awaiting retrial, Arthur escaped from the Colbert County jail by shooting a jailer in the neck with a .25 caliber pistol and forcing another jailer to open his cell.
The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist is set to hear arguments on evidence issues.
Jammie Thomas, the nation’s first person to bring a Recording Industry Association of America file sharing lawsuit to trial, is urging (.pdf) the judge in her case to let a retrial go forward.
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First Known Use of retrial
RETRIAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of retrial for English Language Learners
: a second trial in a court of law in order to make a new judgment on a case that has been judged before
Legal Definition of retrial
: 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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