New Trial

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Meaning of New Trial

A re- examination in the same court of an issue of fact after a verdict by a jury, a report of a referee or master , or a decision by the court. The purpose is to correct errors which occurred in the previous trial . See Joseph v state , 236 Ind. 529, 141 N.E.2d 109; Rippel v Rippel, 69 Ohio Ops.2d 503, 328 N.E.2d 816.

New Trial Alternative Definition

In practice. A rehearing of the legal rights of the parties, upon disputed facts, before another jury, granted by the trial court, or a reviewing on application of the party dissatisfied with the result of the previous trial, upon a proper case being presented for the purpose. 4 Chit. Prac. 30; 2 Graham & W. New Tr. 32.

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Meaning of New Trial in Spanish

Description/ translation of new trial/ retrial into Spanish: reapertura del juicio (por ejemplo, en caso de mistrial)[1]

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  1. Translation of New Trial/ Retrial published by Antonio Peñaranda

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