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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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After Ma's conviction, he appealed to the High Court and the conviction was overturned based on a 'lack of clarity' over certain aspects of the case, with a retrial ordered on Jan.
The judge told the court: "I authorise a retrial of defendant David Duckenfield."
"Due to this technicality a retrial has been ordered."
The amount was revealed during the retrial,  where the star's attorneys alleged Constand was after money.
Cosby's retrial involves a woman who says he drugged and assaulted her in 2004.
'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.
As the retrial commenced today, the sessions court was informed of the pardon and sought a report on the pardon from the high court.
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.
The Court of Appeal Panel has only recommended the retrial of the case against Dr Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal and this should never be misconstrued as the conviction of the Number Three citizen of the nation.
"Requesting a retrial to increase the punishment of a convict is impossible," he said.
Janet McDonald, prosecuting, asked for seven days for the Crown Prosecution Service to consider seeking a retrial.