The retrial was before only a judge, who found Allaway had indeed been insane in the legal sense at the time of the killings.
Hekmati was sentenced to death in January of this year, but months later, a judge tossed out the conviction and ordered a retrial.
The two former lovers will face a retrial of the appellate process sometime later this year or in early 2014.
The jury deadlocked in June 2012 but according to local reports a retrial is “likely.”
It was not a retrial per se, but rather a fresh look at the appeal process that freed Knox.
The state, after consulting families, decided not to attempt a retrial of Michaels.
It made an immense excitement; the State rose as one man and clamored for Clayton's pardon and retrial.
Mr. Henderson succeeded in getting a retrial, and even a third hearing, but still the man was under sentence of death.
The result of a doubtful (non liquet) verdict was a retrial of the case at some future time.
They had hoped to secure a countersign of their own judgment without a retrial by the governor.
mid-15c., "act or process of testing," from Anglo-French trial, noun formed from triet "to try" (see try). Sense of "examining and deciding a case in a court of law" is first recorded 1570s; extended to any ordeal by 1590s. As an adjectival phrase, trial-and-error is recorded from 1806. Trial balloon (1939) is congnate of French ballon d'essai.