General Verdict

Legal Definition and Related Resources of General Verdict

Meaning of General Verdict

The final statement by the jury of the truth of the matter submitted to their determination and at issue between the parties . See Glenn v Sumner, 132 U.S. 152, 10 S.Ct. 41, 33 L.Ed. 301. See special verdict .

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General verdict in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of general verdict.


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English Legal System: General Verdict

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of General Verdict : 1. (in a civil case) A *verdict that is entirely in favour of one or other party.

2. (in a criminal case) A verdict either of *guilty or *not guilty.

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