Advisory Jury – a jury impaneled in a case in which the parties are not entitled to a jury trial as a matter of right, wherein the verdict is not binding on the case

advisory jury:
(1892)

1. A jury empaneled to hear a case when the parties have no right to a jury trial.  See Fed. R. Civ. P. 39(c).  *  The judge may accept or reject the advisory jury’s verdict. [1]

1. A jury impaneled in a case in which the parties are not entitled to a jury trial as a matter of right.  The verdict of an advisory jury is not binding on the case. [2]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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