compromise verdict

Definitions of compromise verdict

n a verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues

quotient verdict
an improper and unacceptable kind of compromise verdict
Type of:
finding of fact, verdict
(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment

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