HyperDic: finding_of_fact

English > 1 sense of the expression finding of fact:
NOUNactfinding of fact, verdict(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision
English > finding of fact: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowercompromise verdictA verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues
directed verdictA verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration / consideration by the jury
false verdictA manifestly unjust / unjust / unjust verdict
general verdictAn ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact
partial verdict(criminal law) a finding that the defendant is guilty of some charges but innocent of others
special verdictA verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other
BroaderfindingThe decision of a court on issues of fact or law

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