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The notorious "Hiccup Girl" -- who made headlines years ago for her inability to stop hiccuping and recently re-entered the spotlight after being convicted of first-degree murder -- is requesting a new trial.
After making it all the way through trial, defendants can seek new trials. Getting a new trial isn't easy, but it is possible under certain circumstances.
Here are five situations which have warranted new trials:
If you think a mistake in your case should warrant a new trial, make sure to bring it to your criminal defense lawyer's attention as soon as possible. To learn more about other post-trial remedies, check out FindLaw's sections on Criminal Appeals and Criminal Rights.