rehearing
re·hear·ing /ˌrē-'hir-iŋ/ n: a reconsideration of a cause (as an appeal) after final decision or dismissal usu. by the same tribunal that is usu. granted due to some error in the original hearing and that may encompass new matters (as evidence or issues)

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

rehearing
I noun new hearing, reassessment, reexamination, reinquiry, retrial II index appeal

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


rehearing
n.
A second hearing of a matter that the court has already considered; a retrial or reconsideration by the court in which a matter was originally heard.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


rehearing
Conducting a hearing again based on the motion of one of the parties to a lawsuit, petition, or criminal prosecution, usually by the court or agency which originally heard the matter. Rehearings are usually requested due to newly discovered evidence, an unfortunate and possibly unintended result of the original order, a change of circumstance, or a simple claim that the judge or agency was just wrong.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


rehearing
n. A second hearing or retrial before the same court that already ruled to reconsider the issue on the grounds that there was an error or omission during the first time around. The pleadings and evidence already introduced in the first trial will remain in evidence.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


rehearing
Another hearing of a civil or criminal case by the same court in which the case was originally heard.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

rehearing
n.
   conducting a hearing again based on the motion of one of the parties to a lawsuit, petition or criminal prosecution, usually by the court or agency which originally heard the matter. Rehearings are usually requested due to newly discovered evidence, an unfortunate and possibly unintended result of the original order, a change of circumstance or a simple claim that the judge or agency was just wrong.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • rehearing — noun Date: 1686 a second or new hearing by the same tribunal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rehearing — /ree hear ing/, n. Law. a second presentation of the evidence and arguments of a case before the court of original presentation. [1680 90; RE + HEARING] * * * …   Universalium

  • rehearing — re·hear·ing || ‚rɪː hɪrɪŋ / hɪər n. additional hearing, additional presentation of a court case rɪː hɪr / hɪə v. hear again, reperceive by listening; reconsider a judicial case …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rehearing — noun hear (a case or plaintiff) in a court again. → rehear …   English new terms dictionary

  • rehearing — re·hearing …   English syllables

  • rehearing — re•hear•ing [[t]riˈhɪər ɪŋ[/t]] n. law a second presentation of the evidence and arguments of a case before the court of original presentation • Etymology: 1680–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • rehearing — Second consideration of cause for purpose of calling to court s or administrative board s attention any error, omission, or oversight in first consideration. A retrial of issues which presumes notice to parties entitled thereto and opportunity… …   Black's law dictionary

  • rehearing — A new hearing and a new consideration of the case by the court in which the suit was originally heard, and upon the pleadings and depositions already in the case. Read v Patterson, 44 NJ Eq 211, 10 A 385. A hearing granted by all appellate court… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • rehearing — noun the act of hearing again (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑relistening • Hypernyms: ↑listening, ↑hearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • rehearing on appeal — See rehearing; trial de novo …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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