finding of fact

Definitions of finding of fact
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n (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment

Synonyms:
verdict
Types:
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compromise verdict
a verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues
directed verdict
a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury
false verdict
a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence
general verdict
an ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact
partial verdict
(criminal law) a finding that the defendant is guilty of some charges but innocent of others
special verdict
a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other
quotient verdict
an improper and unacceptable kind of compromise verdict
Type of:
finding
the decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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