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: a trial of a matter already tried NOTE: A retrial is barred by double jeopardy following a mistrial for which there was no manifest necessity.
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.