hung jury

Definition of "hung jury"
  1. A jury that cannot agree on a verdict and results in a mistrial, leading to the case being tried again or settled differently
How to use "hung jury" in a sentence
  1. Despite weeks of deliberations, the case ended with a hung jury.
  2. The trial had to be rescheduled due to a hung jury.
  3. A hung jury led to the prosecution offering the defendant a plea bargain.

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