Definition of mistrial
: a trial that has no legal effect by reason of some error or serious prejudicial misconduct in the proceedings
Examples of mistrial in a Sentence
The judge declared a mistrial.
First Known Use of mistrial
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Definition of mistrial for English Language Learners
law : a trial that is not valid because of an error or because the jury is unable to decide a verdict
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