jury nullification

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jury nullification (countable and uncountable, plural jury nullifications)

  1. (law) An acquittal by a jury of a defendant ignoring the facts of the case and/or the law.
    The prosecutor thought he lost the case, not due to the creation of reasonable doubt, but due to jury nullification.

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