A second hearing of a case or a second argument of a motion or appeal after a decision has been rendered, usually requested as a result of a defect in the decision, such as a mistake about the facts or governing law.
- Present participle of rehear.
rehearing - Legal Definition
A second hearing or retrial before the same court that already ruled to reconsider the issue on the grounds that there was an error or omission during the first time around. The pleadings and evidence already introduced in the first trial will remain in evidence.