aliunde rule

Definition of "aliunde rule"
  1. In Ohio, a principle that a verdict cannot be disputed based on a statement from a juror unless there is corroborating evidence from a separate source
How to use "aliunde rule" in a sentence
  1. The judge discounted the testimonial as it violated the aliunde rule, not being supported by any outside evidence.
  2. Under the aliunde rule, the juror's testimony couldn't question the verdict since there was no evidence from another source.
  3. Applying the aliunde rule, the court disregarded the juror's objection because it was unsupported by external evidence.

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