NOV (non obstante veredicto)

Definition of "NOV (non obstante veredicto)"
  1. A judge's decision to overrule a jury's verdict because it is not adequately supported by the facts or the law
How to use "NOV (non obstante veredicto)" in a sentence
  1. The judge declared an NOV, deeming the jury's decision not in line with the law.
  2. Because of insufficient factual backing, an NOV was imposed, overriding the jury's decision.
  3. Suspecting a misinterpretation of the law, the judge overturned the jury’s decision with an NOV.

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