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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.
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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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The applicant says the bench after rehearing the matter upheld the impugned decision of the high court contrary to its short order.
In a regulatory filing, Horizon Pharma (HZNP) disclosed that on July 30, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals denied Horizon Therapeutics' request for a rehearing of the Court's invalidity ruling against the 6,926,907 and 8,557,285 patents for VIMOVO coordinated-release tablets.
A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa heard the case and directed the LHC to decide case after rehearing in four months.
A three-member bench of the apex court headed by the Chief Justice Khosa heard the case and directed the LHC to decide the case after rehearing in four months.
Plaintiff-appellant filed a petition for rehearing on March 27, 2019.
Likewise, more than 35 years ago, the First DCA upon a motion for rehearing following a PCA, the appellate court consumed additional limited judicial time to explain why counsel cannot reasonably expect a written opinion from the court in all affirmances of lower tribunal orders and judgments.
Petitioners sought rehearing. The Tax Court denied rehearing, noting that the it did not actually make a decision in this matter and that the court had no record of petitioners having applied for permission to continue prosecution of their petition without payment.
Respondent failed to appear for the June 4, 2018 hearing, and upon his discovery that a hearing was conducted, he immediately filed a motion for rehearing, explaining that he had not received notice of the hearing date, had been in constant contact with counsel for the Grievance Administrator, and had already completed, or was in the process of completing, the conditions imposed on him in the panel's prior order of suspension.
The petition for a rehearing was filed at the 5th U.S.
But the state requested a rehearing, and on Friday, the justices granted it in a rare reversal.
Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, chairing a new panel set up for the rehearing, called it off, saying the apex court had sufficient coram to make a decision despite the retirement of two of the judges on the previous five-man Bench.