compromise verdict

Definition of "compromise verdict"
  1. A decision reached when jurors alter their viewpoints to prevent a stalemate
How to use "compromise verdict" in a sentence
  1. In the face of disagreement, the jury settled on a compromise verdict to avoid a mistrial.
  2. To ensure justice is served, jurors should avoid a compromise verdict and stick to their understanding of the evidence presented.
  3. After hours of deliberation, the jurors unable to agree, opted for a compromise verdict.

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