nisi pri·us | \ -ˈprī-əs, -ˈprē-u̇s\
Legal Definition of nisi prius
: a court of record that tries an issue of fact before a jury and a single judge : trial court also : the proceedings in such a court : the conducting of jury trials long-distance travel eliminated the nisi prius practice of the justices — W. J. Brennan, Jr.
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