judgment n.o.v.

Definition of "judgment n.o.v."
  1. A decision made by a court that nullifies the jury's verdict; in Latin, 'non obstante veredicto'
How to use "judgment n.o.v." in a sentence
  1. The defense attorney moved for a judgment n.o.v. after the jury found his client guilty.
  2. Despite the jury's conclusion, the judge granted a judgment n.o.v., ruling that the evidence didn't support the verdict.
  3. Upon reviewing the case, the judge decided to enter a judgment n.o.v., dismissing the conviction due to lack of evidence.

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