Definition of REHEARING


REHEARING

A second consideration which the court gives to a
cause, on a second argument.


2. A rehearing takes place principally when the court has doubts on the
subject to be decided; but it cannot be granted by the supreme court after the
cause has been remitted to the court below to carry into effect the decree of
the supreme court. 7 Wheat. 58.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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