special interrogatory

noun

: an interrogatory addressed to a jury seeking a determination of a specific issue or issues of ultimate fact for the purpose of testing the deliberations and conclusions of the jury for consistency with the general verdict or when the court requires the jury to return a special verdict

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“Special interrogatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/special%20interrogatory. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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