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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 facts before me do not suggest that the retrial is an abuse of court, nor is there anything to show the petitioners' right to a fair trial has been threatened,'Mativo said.
However, on November 28 the murder case took a dramatic turn when the Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered a retrial, striking down the death penalty awarded to the convicts by the ATC.
As the retrial commenced today, the sessions court was informed of the pardon and sought a report on the pardon from the high court.
It must be noted that the three-man Court of Appeal panel led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson only upheld charges 4, 5 and 6 for retrial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal out the 18 counts initially brought against the Senate President.
Requesting a retrial to increase the punishment of a convict is impossible," he said.
He told him: "I am going to allow the Crown seven days to consider whether there is going to be retrial.
The jury at this month's retrial found Bett guilty and he was sentenced at Peterborough Crown Court yesterday.
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.
A retrial was postponed this January after his lawyers won a motion for one of the judges to recuse herself.
The retrial, the second for Mubarak over the protester killing case, was scheduled for Nov.
Fahmy was handed a temporary new Canadian passport by the Canadian ambassador before the start of the retrial.