two issue rule

Definition of "two issue rule"
  1. A principle in law stating that if a case involves multiple theories of responsibility and the general verdict is backed by one issue at least, the verdict will hold, even if there are errors regarding the other issues
How to use "two issue rule" in a sentence
  1. According to the two issue rule, the verdict stood firm despite identified errors in some liability theories.
  2. Due to the two issue rule, the jury's decision prevailed even though there were inaccuracies associated with other issues raised within the case.
  3. Even when some theories of liability proved erroneous, the two issue rule preserved the overall verdict.

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