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n. Law
A second hearing of a case or a second argument of a motion or appeal after a decision has been rendered, usually requested as a result of a defect in the decision, such as a mistake about the facts or governing law.


a second or further hearing by the same court of law


(riˈhɪər ɪŋ)

a second presentation of the evidence and arguments of a case before the court of original presentation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rehearing - the act of hearing again
listening, hearing - the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
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On January 22, 2018, Rimini Street filed a petition for a rehearing en banc with the Court of Appeals to recover up to an additional $32 million from Oracle.
A US appeals court rejected the application of the owners of Tanzania's FBME Bank for a rehearing of their rejected appeal on Tuesday.
AN OBJECTION by Jim Best's legal team to the make-up of the panel that will conduct the rehearing of the BHA's non-trier case against the trainer has been refused.
HannStar wants en banc 9th Circuit to review privilege ruling and a Courthouse News article titled, HannStar Wants Rehearing on Settlement.
The filing for rehearing by the Department of Justice concedes the Supreme Court rarely rehears ordinary cases.
Generally, PCAs operate to deprive appellants of a review by the Florida Supreme Court, unless the appellant timely files a motion for rehearing and that DCA grants the motion and issues a written opinion, which is certainly not the norm.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An appellate court is refusing to grant a rehearing to Michael Jackson's doctor on the appeal of his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
By rule, LG and the Commission have 45 days to petition for rehearing of the Federal Circuit's decision and may petition the U.
The Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District has filed a petition for rehearing with the U.
Invariably, the disappointed client asks if anything can be done to fix the situation, and motions for rehearing on appeal are discussed.
That is because the Court's rules allow a disappointed litigant to file a petition for rehearing of the denial of certiorari.
The panel granted the rehearing and abandoned its prior opinion, stating that "subsequent reflection has led us to conclude that our interpretation [of CAFA] was incorrect.