judgment non obstante veredicto

Definition of "judgment non obstante veredicto"
  1. A legal term from Medieval Latin meaning a decision made by a court that overrides the decision or findings of a jury
How to use "judgment non obstante veredicto" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued a judgment non obstante veredicto, reversing the jury's decision.
  2. A judgment non obstante veredicto allows a judge to override a jury's verdict if it contradicts the evidence presented.
  3. The defense attorney requested a judgment non obstante veredicto, believing that the jury's verdict was against the weight of the evidence.

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