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PLENARY

full or unqualified.

In judicial proceedings, denotes a complete, formally pleaded suit wherein a petition or complaint is filed by one or more persons against one or more other persons who file an answer or a response.

A PLENARY ACTION is one in which a full trial (or PLENARY HEARING) is had on the merits of a complaint following full discovery, as distinguished from a summary proceeding.

See de novo. Source: Barron's Dictionary of Legal Terms, Steven H. Gifis, 5th Edition; ©
"It is true that "`[s]ince an order granting a new trial is an interlocutory order, the district court has plenary power over it'" and may therefore "`reconsider, revise, alter or amend'" that order at any time prior to final judgment. Gallimore v. Missouri Pacific R.R. Co.," 635 F.2d 1165, 1171 (5th Cir. Unit A Feb. 1981) (quoting 6A James W. Moore, Moore's Federal Practice ¶ 59.13[2] at 59-258-59 (2d ed. 1979)); see also McIsaac v. Didriksen Fishing Corp., 809 F.2d 129, 135 (1st Cir. 1987) (district court may reassess prior reasons for grant of new trial). Additionally, if the district court intends to grant a new trial on certain grounds, but fails to include those grounds in the order by oversight or omission, the court may correct the error on its own initiative under Fed.R.Civ.P. 60(a)."
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