Dr. Uttam Kumar Das
Hearing de novo - A full new hearing.
Hearsay - Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
Hostile witness - A witness whose testimony is not favorable to the party who calls him or her as a witness. A hostile witness may be asked leading questions and may be cross-examined by the party who calls him or her to the stand.
Hung jury - A jury whose members cannot agree upon a verdict.
Source: Jurist International.