new trial

Definition of "new trial"
  1. A renewed investigation by the same court into all or certain aspects of a case to rectify a problem such as the wrong submission of evidence in the initial trial, evaluate the legitimacy of a challenge like the verdict being against the law, or evaluate newly found evidence
How to use "new trial" in a sentence
  1. Due to newly discovered evidence, the judge granted a new trial.
  2. On the grounds of improper admission of evidence, a new trial was ordered.
  3. The attorney petitioned for a new trial since he believed the verdict was contrary to law.

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