from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A second trial, as of a legal case.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A second trial, by the original court, if the original trial was found to be improper or unfair
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A secdond trial, experiment, or test; a second judicial trial, as of an accused person.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A second trial; repetition of trial: as, the case was sent back for retrial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a new trial in which issues already litigated and to which the court has already rendered a verdict or decision are reexamined by the same court; occurs when the initial trial is found to have been improper or unfair due to procedural errors
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The impeached former Illinois governor's retrial is set to start in January, when the mayoral campaign should be in full swing.
A jury deadlocked on the other 23 charges he faced -- and a retrial is expected early next year.
Well that´s the Italian equivalent, as Patrizia´s retrial is about to commence in the Court of Appeals in Venice.
The victim's mother called the retrial like "pouring salt into a wound over and over."
Niela Basney (ph), a musician and orchestra conductor, says the retrial will be the best for Illinois, even if it ends up costing taxpayers a great deal of money.
Her experience in the retrial was a different story, not one she wanted to repeat.
He'll be free, pending the outcome of his retrial, which is scheduled to start in June.
Gilham's hearing in the Court of Criminal Appeal heard that since crucial forensic evidence from the 2008 double murder trial has been shown to be incorrect, a retrial was the only appropriate course.
Macrae had banned press reporting of details of that hearing until the conclusion of the retrial, which is scheduled to last 50 days.
Blagojevich is set to return to the witness stand for a third day Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at his political corruption retrial, which is now heading into its fifth week of testimony.