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advisory jury

noun

Legal Definition of advisory jury

  1. :  a jury impaneled at the discretion of a trial judge to assist the judge in deciding a case

Additional Notes on advisory jury

Advisory juries are allowed in cases in which there is no right to a jury or in which the right to a jury has been waived. The judge may follow or disregard the advisory jury's verdict.


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