motion for a new trial

  • 1 motion for a new trial — n.    a request made by the loser for the case to be tried again on the basis that there were significant legal errors in the way the trial was conducted and/or the jury or the judge sitting without a jury obviously came to an incorrect result.… …

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  • 2 case to move for a new trial — The losing party s statement of the case prepared for use on his motion for a new trial …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 3 notice of intention to move for a new trial — A notice required by statute in some states to be served upon the adverse party by the party intending to move for a new trial, designating the statutory grounds upon which the motion will be made, and whether it will be made upon affidavits or… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4 New trial — A new trial or retrial is a recurrence of a court case. Depending on the rules of the jurisdiction, a new trial may occur if: a jury is unable to reach a verdict (see hung jury); a trial court grants a party s motion for a new trial, usually on… …

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  • 5 motion for new trial — A request made by a party, after a judgment is entered in a lawsuit, that the judge vacate that judgment and order a new trial. Typically, a motion for new trial argues that the judge made a significant legal error or that there was insufficient… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 motion for summary judgment — See: summary judgment Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009. mo …

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  • 7 motion — mo·tion 1 n [Anglo French, from Latin motion motio movement, from movēre to move] 1: a proposal for action; esp: a formal proposal made in a legislative assembly made a motion to refer the bill to committee 2 a: an application made to a court or… …

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  • 8 motion — [[t]mo͟ʊʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ motions, motioning, motioned 1) N UNCOUNT Motion is the activity or process of continually changing position or moving from one place to another. ...the laws governing light, sound, and motion... One group of muscles sets… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 new — As an element in numerous compound terms and phrases of the law, this word may denote novelty, or the condition of being previously unknown or of recent or fresh origin, but ordinarily it is a purely relative term and is employed in contrasting… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 new — As an element in numerous compound terms and phrases of the law, this word may denote novelty, or the condition of being previously unknown or of recent or fresh origin, but ordinarily it is a purely relative term and is employed in contrasting… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 Motion to set aside judgment — Civil procedure in the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Doctrines of civil procedure Jurisdiction Subject matter jurisdiction Diversity jurisdiction Personal jurisdiction Removal jurisdiction Venue Change of venue …

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  • 12 Motion (legal) — For other uses, see Motion (disambiguation). In law, a motion is a procedural device to bring a limited, contested issue before a court for decision. A motion may be thought of as a request to the judge (or judges) to make a decision about the… …

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  • 13 motion picture — motion picture, adj. 1. a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion picture projector) in such rapid succession as to… …

    Universalium

  • 14 New York v. Strauss-Kahn — was a criminal case relating to allegations of sexual assault and attempted rape made by a hotel maid, Nafissatou Diallo, against Dominique Strauss Kahn[1][2] at the Sofitel New York Hotel on May 14, 2011. The charges were dismissed at the… …

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  • 15 New Hampshire Supreme Court — State Seal of New Hampshire Established 1841 Jurisdiction New Hampshire …

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  • 16 motion in limine — see motion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. motion in limine n …

    Law dictionary

  • 17 New Zealand — New Zealander. /zee leuhnd/ a country in the S Pacific, SE of Australia, consisting of North Island, South Island, and adjacent small islands: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 3,587,275; 103,416 sq. mi. (267,845 sq. km). Cap.: Wellington …

    Universalium

  • 18 motion — In parliamentary law, the formal mode in which a member submits a proposed measure or resolve for the consideration and action of the meeting. An application made to a court or judge for purpose of obtaining a rule or order directing some act to… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 motion — In parliamentary law, the formal mode in which a member submits a proposed measure or resolve for the consideration and action of the meeting. An application made to a court or judge for purpose of obtaining a rule or order directing some act to… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 Trial of Joseph Estrada — Soon after his ouster, the same charges were filed against him at the Sandiganbayan. After a lengthy trial, the Sandiganbayan ruled Estrada not guilty of perjury while ruling him as guilty of plunder and sentenced him to reclusión perpetua. All… …

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