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non-jury Line breaks: non-jury
Pronunciation: /nɒnˈdʒʊəri/

Definition of non-jury in English:


Denoting a trial or legal action not having or requiring a jury.
Example sentences
  • When the jury system broke down under intimidation, non-jury trials were enacted.
  • The suspects will be excluded from parts of their hearings in non-jury courts, which will be held in secret.
  • There is a persuasive case for non-jury courts in certain circumstances.

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