Legal Definition and Related Resources of Rehearing

Meaning of Rehearing

The retrial of a cause that has already been adjudicated upon. A second consideration of a cause for sole purpose of calling to attention of court any error, omission or oversight that may have been committed in the first consideration. See Cole v Cole, (Fla.App.) 130 So.2d 126. It refers to a reconsideration of a case by same court in which original determination was made. See Colvin v Goldenberg, 273 A.2d 663, 108 R.1.198.

Rehearing Alternative Definition

In Appellate Practice. A second consideration, on further argument, given to a cause after decision. In Chancery Practice. A retrial of the issues; a new trial. See “New Trial.”

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Rehearing in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of rehearing.

Meaning of Rehearing in Spanish

Description/ translation of rehearing into Spanish: reapertura del juicio o de la vista (por el mismo órgano que intervino en la causa originaria)[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where rehearing belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Rehearing published by Antonio Peñaranda


See Also

  • Hearing


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

Meaning of Rehearing in the U.S. Legal System

Definition of Rehearing published by the National Association for Court Management: Another hearing of a civil or criminal case by the same court in which the case was originally heard.



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