after-discovered evidence
Evidence found by a losing party in a civil or criminal case after a motion has been ruled upon or trial has been completed. To convince the judge to reopen the matter, the losing party must prove that the evidence absolutely could not have been discovered earlier. Also called newly discovered evidence. (See: writ of coram nobis)
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

after-discovered evidence
n.
   evidence found by a losing party after a trial has been completed and judgment (or criminal conviction) given, also called newly-discovered evidence. If the evidence absolutely could not have been discovered at the time of trial, it may be considered on a motion for a new trial.
   See also: evidence, writ of coram nobis

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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