trial at nisi prius

Definition of trial at nisi prius

1 : a trial conducted as a result of the issuance of a writ of nisi prius
2 : the original trial of the facts in issue before a judge or jury as distinguished from the hearing of the case before an appellate court or on review

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“Trial at nisi prius.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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