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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.

rehearing

noun new hearing, reassessment, reinquiry, retrial
See also: appeal

REHEARING. A second consideration which the court gives to a cause, on a second argument.
     2. A rehearing takes place principally when the court has doubts on the subject to be decided; but it cannot be granted by the supreme court after the cause has been remitted to the court below to carry into effect the decree of the supreme court. 7 Wheat. 58.

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The owners of FBME informed the court that they reinstated the company the following day and requested the rehearing.
No reasons were given for Gage's decision in an announcement from the BHA, which said: "On October 7, Sir William Gage considered Mr Best's challenges to the appointment to the panel for the rehearing of the other two provisional members, namely William Norris QC and Nicholas Wachman.
In its petition, the district requested a rehearing "en banc," with the full panel of judges from the First Circuit.
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As we will see, there are few if any strictly legal limits on the Supreme Court's power to grant rehearing, even when it comes to very tardy petitions for rehearing that reopen years-old cases.
FRAP 41 provides that the court's mandate must issue seven days after the time to file a petition for rehearing expires, or seven days after entry of an order denying a timely petition for panel rehearing, rehearing en banc, or motion for stay of mandate, whichever is later.
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On November 30, 2005, plaintiffs petitioned the Court for rehearing and rehearing en banc.
The appeals court reversed and remanded and the defendants moved for a rehearing.
Last week, the United States District Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied Minka's petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc.
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