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Venire Facias De Novo

Definition - What does Venire Facias De Novo mean?

Venire facias de novo refers to a new judicial setup or order for a new trial. This usually happens after the first trial is a mistrial, which means that the jury’s verdict contains some irregularity or impropriety.

Usually, there is a need for new trial because no judgment can be made during the first.

Justipedia explains Venire Facias De Novo

This can be explained with an example of when the jury is unqualified or chosen improperly, or when an ambiguous, uncertain or sometimes even defective judgment is made. The result of any of these scenarios is a new trial.

Any party involved in a case may ask for a venire facias de novo as an objection to the verdict due to the points mentioned above.

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