Verdict

Definition

A jury's findings or conclusions on the factual issues presented by a case.  Sometimes, the term also refers to the judge's resolution of issues in a bench trial.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. United States v. Booker, 543 U.S. 220 (2005).

See also

  • [wex:Compromise verdict]

  • [wex:Defective verdict]

  • [wex:Directed verdict]

  • [wex:General verdict]

  • [wex:Judgment notwithstanding the verdict]

  • [wex:Quotient verdict]

  • [wex:Special verdict]