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Review

To reexamine judicially or administratively; a judicial reconsideration for purposes of correction, for example, the examination of a case by an appellate court.

A bill of review is a proceeding in Equity instituted for the purpose of reversing or correcting the prior judgment of the trial court after the judgment has become final.

review

n. the judicial consideration of a lower court judgment by an appellate court, determining if there were legal errors sufficient to require reversal. The process requires notice of appeal, obtaining a transcript of the trial or hearing at the trial level, obtaining all the pleadings and other documents filed in the original trial, preparation of briefs citing precedents and arguing that there was reversible error. Then the respondent (winner at the trial court) may file a responsive brief, and the appellant (the one appealing the decision) has the chance to file a brief in response to the respondent. The next step is oral argument (if allowed) before the appellate court. Appeals on procedural issues normally do not include oral argument. If the appellate court denies the appeal a rehearing may be requested, but is seldom granted. (See: reversible error, reversal, appeal, appellate court)

review

(Critical evaluation), noun account, analysis, appraisal, comment, commentary, critical article, critical discussion, criticism, critique, editorial, essay, exposition, report
Associated concepts: law review

review

(Official reexamination), noun investigation, judicial reconsideration, recapitulation, reconsideration, reinquiry, scrutiny, second examination, study, survey
Associated concepts: administrative review, judicial review, scope of review

review

verb abstract, analyze, brood over, check thorrughly, comment upon, contemplari, criticize, critique, describe, digest, epitomize, examine, explain, go over, inspect, inspicere, interpret, investigate, look over, make corrections, make improvements, mull over, notice critically, overlook, recapitulate, recheck, reconsider, rehearse, reiterate, remember, restate briefly, retell, retrace, revise, reword, run over, scrutinize, skim, study, sum up, summarize, survey, view retrospectively, weigh
See also: account, analysis, analyze, appeal, audit, canvass, capsule, care, censor, check, comment, compendium, consideration, contemplation, criticism, criticize, cross-questioning, deliberate, digest, diligence, discernment, discretion, discuss, evaluate, examination, examine, experiment, frisk, habeas corpus, hindsight, hornbook, indagation, inquest, inspection, investigate, judge, judgment, monitor, muse, narration, notice, observe, overlook, peruse, poll, ponder, probe, recall, recapitulate, recital, recollect, reconsider, reexamine, reiterate, remember, repeat, report, restatement, retrospect, revise, revision, scenario, scrutinize, scrutiny, study, summary, superintend, survey, synopsis, test, trial, watch

REVIEW, practice. A second examination of a matter. For example, by the laws of Pennsylvania, the courts having jurisdiction of the subject may grant an order for a view of a proposed road; the viewers make a report, which when confirmed by the court would authorize the laying out of the same. After this, by statutory provision, the parties may apply for a review, or second examination; and the last viewers may make a different report. For the practice of reviews in chancery, the reader is referred to Bill of Review, and the cases there cited.

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