Origin of hung jury
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How to use hung jury in a sentence
During his first trial, Thaw pleaded insanity and the result was a hung jury.The Love Triangle That Led to Murder in Madison Square Garden|Allison McNearney|December 19, 2021|The Daily Beast
We held our collective breath because the defense needed only one juror to believe their improbable story for a hung jury.
Beyond the huge American flag that hung over the street, the mile-long mass of cops ended.
The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.
A grand jury investigated but found Foster had broken no law.
The marchers began to stream out of the park, where they walked West on 110th and then hung a right on 7th Avenue.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters|Olivia Nuzzi|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Somebody had hung an American flag and people of the neighborhood had placed bouquets and candles.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About her neck was hung a covered basket and a door-key; and Davy at once concluded that she was Sindbad's house-keeper.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He scratched his head in vexation, sat down, and as he did so, saw that his coat hung also upon the chair.
The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.
He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Cultural definitions for hung jury
A jury that is unable to reach a verdict of guilty or not guilty. The result is a mistrial, and legal proceedings must be reinitiated to bring the case to trial again. Trying the case a second time does not constitute double jeopardy.