dynamite charge

Definition of "dynamite charge"
  1. A forceful instruction given by a judge to a deadlocked jury, urging them to reconsider and try harder to reach a verdict
How to use "dynamite charge" in a sentence
  1. The trial had been going on for weeks, with no resolution in sight, so the judge decided to give a dynamite charge.
  2. When the jury was at an impasse, the judge issued a dynamite charge, hoping it would prompt them to reach a decision.
  3. A dynamite charge can be seen as controversial because it might pressure the jury into making a decision.

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