retrial

noun
re·​tri·​al | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈtrī(-ə)l How to pronounce retrial (audio) \

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.
Recent Examples on the Web He was convicted of killing Kathleen in 2003, but was released from prison when the charges were reduced to manslaughter during a retrial. Justine Browning, EW.com, 10 June 2022 But a little more than a month before a retrial was scheduled to begin, Fluckiger pleaded guilty to those charges. City News Service, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 June 2022 On May 16, 2022, instead of a retrial, the case against Jane Dorotik was dismissed. Lisa Freed, CBS News, 24 May 2022 The judge could overturn Cooper’s conviction, allowing for a possible retrial, or modify Cooper’s sentence, allowing Cooper to be released immediately. Marek Mazurek, ProPublica, 5 May 2022 His mother, who was instrumental in his capture, testified against him at his first trial but died before the start of retrial. Rafael Olmeda, Sun Sentinel, 3 May 2022 Bolden, of Chicago, was denied a retrial and served several years in federal prison. Aamer Madhani, Chron, 26 Apr. 2022 Bolden, of Chicago, was denied a retrial and served several years in federal prison. al, 26 Apr. 2022 Bolden, of Chicago, was denied a retrial and served several years in federal prison. Anchorage Daily News, 26 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of retrial

1779, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jun 2022

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“Retrial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retrial. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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retrial

noun
re·​tri·​al | \ ˌrē-ˈtrī-əl, ˈrē-ˌtrī- How to pronounce retrial (audio) \

Legal Definition of retrial

: a trial of a matter already tried

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

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