mandatory instruction

Definition of "mandatory instruction"
  1. A directive that defines a specific scenario, and if the jury determines it is supported by evidence, a particular verdict must be given
How to use "mandatory instruction" in a sentence
  1. The judge provided the jury with a mandatory instruction that guided their decision-making process.
  2. The court's mandatory instruction specified the conclusions that must be drawn if the evidence was found to support a certain scenario.
  3. Following the mandatory instruction, the jury knew they had to deliver a particular verdict if they found evidence for the predefined factual situation.

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