A new trial to determine guilt or innocence; usually occurs after a hung jury or a higher court setting aside a verdict.
a long shot whenever the independent evidence (of guilt) is overwhelming, and in my view the evidence is overwhelming," Denver lawyer Scott Robinson said
a re-examination in the same court of an issue of fact, after a verdict by a jury or a decision by the court
a re-examination of an issue of fact in the same court after a trial and decision by a jury, court, or referee
a re-examination of the issue in the same court, before another jury, after a verdict has been given
a rehearing of the caufe before another jury, but with as little prejudice to either party, as if it had never been heard before
a rehearing of the cause before another jury