What is Venire Facias De Novo?

Legal Definition
A writ from a judge summoning a new 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
Legal Definition
Practice. The name of a new writ of venire facias; this is awarded when, by reason of some irregularity or defect in the proceeding on the first venire, or the trial, the proper effect of that which has been frustrated, or the verdict become void in law: as, for example, when the jury has been improperly chosen, or an uncertain, ambiguous or defective verdict has been rendered. Steph. Pl. 120 21 Vin. Ab. 466 1 Sell. Pr. 495.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A fresh or new venire, which the court grants when there bas been some impropriety or irregularity in refurning the jury, or where the veniict is so imperfect or ambiguous that no judgment can be given upon it, or where a judgment is reversed on error, and a new trial awarded. See Bosseker v. Cramer. 18 Ind. 44 : Maxwell v. Wright, 160 Ind. 515, 67 N. E. 267
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A writ to summon another jury for a new trial. See 18 Ind. 44.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary