two issue rule

noun

Legal Definition of two issue rule

: a rule of procedure: a general verdict that is returned in a case having more than one theory of liability and that is supported by at least one issue will stand regardless of error as to other issues

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“Two issue rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/two%20issue%20rule. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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