peremptory instruction

noun

: an instruction charging a jury that if they agree to the truth of certain stated facts then they must find for a particular party

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“Peremptory instruction.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/peremptory%20instruction. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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