Definition of non-jury in English:

non-jury

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Pronunciation: /nɒnˈʤʊəri
 
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adjective

Law
  • Denoting a trial or legal action not having or requiring a jury.
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    • 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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