Venire facias de novo

Definition

A writ from a judge summoning a new [wex:jury] panel because of a problem with the original jury's verdict or return. A venire facias de novo results in a new trial. Sometimes abbreviated as venire de novo.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Parsons v. Bedford, Breedlove & Robeson, 28 U.S. 433 (1830).

See also

  • [wex:Jury duty]

  • [wex:Jury selection]

  • [wex:Jury trial]

  • [wex:Venire]

  • [wex:Venire facias]

  • [wex:Veniremen]