trial de novo

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trial de novo

n. a form of appeal in which the appeals court holds a trial as if no prior trial had been held. A trial de novo is common on appeals from small claims court judgments.

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The standard of review for the case should be a de novo review so that the court examines the case with fresh eyes to determine whether the permit requirements are reasonable.
Because we find de novo review inapplicable, we next turn to whether Reliances denial of Dragus claim for LTD benefits was arbitrary and capricious.
of de novo review or a national court of tax appeals--because
He has aggressively used violations of the governing ERISA claims regulation as a basis for denial, remand and de novo review.
De Novo Review provides experienced associates when law firms need assistance with complex cases, case strategy, discovery, trial preparation, and appellate support.
Chip Anderson, NAFA's executive director, noted that while NAFA was "obviously disappointed" by Moss' decision, "we have always assumed this case would get decided by a higher court and we are pleased the issues will get de novo review by the Circuit Court.
We are obviously disappointed by the court's decision, but we have always assumed this case would get decided by a higher court and we are pleased the issues will get de novo review by the Circuit Court," said Chip Anderson, NAFA's executive director, in a Monday statement.
While the dominant view among appellate courts is that legislative facts should only receive de novo review, the practice of the courts has in actuality been much more fitful and inconsistent.
The claim is filed under a statute that allows for de novo review by an administrative law judge.
In addition to being conceptually problematic, de novo review was troublesome because it exacerbated the uncertainty, length, and expense of patent litigation, particularly given high (though declining) reversal rates (107) of claim constructions by the Federal Circuit.
Appellants have been most successful on issues of claim construction where de novo review was available.
It is amazing that, after more than 25 years, plans still do not have unambiguous language when the plan wants to insulate its decision making from de novo review," Feigenbaum said.