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How to use mistrial in a sentence
The judges had not declared a mistrial or simply overturned the jury’s verdict.I Survived Bill Cosby. And I Will Not Be Defeated by His Release | Andrea Constand | September 7, 2021 | Time
A mistrial when the 12 jurors deadlocked after only a day of deliberations.The FBI accused him of spying for China. It ruined his life. | Karen Hao, Eileen Guo | June 27, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The jury, however, could not decide, and the deadlock triggered a mistrial.The FBI accused him of spying for China. It ruined his life. | Karen Hao, Eileen Guo | June 27, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
She said if she were Chauvin’s attorney, she would request a mistrial.George Floyd’s family to receive record $27 million in settlement approved by Minneapolis City Council | Holly Bailey, Toluse Olorunnipa | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
On the stand, Louis, the police chief, introduced prohibited testimony, which caused a mistrial.A prosecutor and police chief were adored in their community. Then their scheme unraveled. | Kim Bellware | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
His first ended in a mistrial, as did the second, ultimately.Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls | Emily Shire | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He sent them back to the jury room, but after an hour he accepted they were deadlocked and declared a mistrial.
Of course these remarks, if said in front of a jury, might have been grounds for a mistrial.Pistorius’s Cross-Examination Could Have Been Grounds for a Mistrial in a U.S. Court | James D. Zirin | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The only way to call the 2012 election a mistrial on the Affordable Care Act is to ignore the 2012 election.Jim DeMint’s New Obamacare Attack: It Wasn’t Approved | Jamelle Bouie | October 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
She may say, when the case ends in a mistrial, “Burnt myself out for nothing.”From ‘Treme’ to ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ TV’s Women Aren’t Wimps | Alyssa Rosenberg | November 30, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now if the judge declares a mistrial, on the motion of the plaintiff, that is his own look out.The Man in Court | Frederic DeWitt Wells
I want you to withdraw a juror in this case and consent to a mistrial.The Case and Exceptions | Frederick Trevor Hill
mistrial made few pretensions to the virtues which you and I possess.
"So much for trusting a man that bawls Amen in church," mused mistrial.
During the journey from his home mistrial had contemplated that text.
British Dictionary definitions for mistrial
a trial made void because of some error, such as a defect in procedure
(in the US) an inconclusive trial, as when a jury cannot agree on a verdict
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