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retrial

n. a new trial granted upon the motion of the losing party, based on obvious error, bias or newly-discovered evidence. (See: newly-discovered evidence)

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The court also ordered a retrial for 26 other defendants who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the same case.
The prosecution appealed that ruling, and the Court of Cassation overturned it, ordering the retrial that commenced on Thursday.
According to the court ruling on Thursday, Mubarak will be the only one to face retrial.
The Al Jazeera journalists are facing a retrial after they were initially sentenced to 7 and 10 years in prison last June.
On Tuesday, the Court of Cassation overturned the death sentences of the 33 Islamists and life terms of three others, and ordered their retrial, the official MENA news agency and defence lawyer Mohammed Tosson said.
He faces retrial for a third and final time over charges of involvement in the death of demonstrators.
In April, judges granted a Crown Office application allowing the retrial of Angus Sinclair.
The first hearing in their retrial was held on Monday and the 21 activists who were attended were all detained.
The current retrial began in April 2013, and has been adjourned several times since.
Amnesty International revealed that Japanese courts have finally granted a retrial to the prisoner, who is believed to be longest-serving death row inmate in the world.
But judges sitting in the Appeal Court later ordered a retrial.
The 85-year-old ex-president was sentenced to life in prison last year over complicity of inciting violence and murdering demonstrators during the uprising against him in 2011, but an appeal court ordered a retrial earlier this year.