Definition of "mistrial"
  1. A prematurely ended trial with no verdict due to an error that compromises a fair outcome or an indecisive jury
How to use "mistrial" in a sentence
  1. The judge was forced to declare a mistrial when the jury was incapable of reaching a unanimous decision.
  2. Due to a fatal error in presenting evidence, a mistrial was declared and the case was rescheduled.
  3. His lawyer's misconduct led to a mistrial, necessitating a retrial of the case.

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