English version

hung jury

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhung juryˌhung ˈjury noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 SCJa jury that cannot agree whether someone is guilty of a crime
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hung juryAs in a hung jury - one that can not reach a verdict.Likewise, it is constitutionally acceptable to have a second trial after a first ends in a hung jury.The prosecution offered no evidence after their second trial ended with a hung jury at Knightsbridge Crown Court in London yesterday.After an initial hung jury, the Sweets were acquitted.
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