peremptory instruction

Definition of "peremptory instruction"
  1. A directive given to a jury stating that if they come to an agreement on the accuracy of given facts, they are obligated to decide in favor of a specific party
How to use "peremptory instruction" in a sentence
  1. The judge delivered a peremptory instruction, telling the jury that if certain facts were believed to be true, they had to rule in favor of the plaintiff.
  2. During the trial, the peremptory instruction altered the deliberation process, mandating the jury to side with a certain party given their agreement on specific facts.
  3. Should the jury find the presented facts to be accurate, a peremptory instruction dictates that they must vote in favor of a predetermined party.

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