finding of fact
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|Noun||1.||finding of fact - (law) the findings of a jury on issues of fact submitted to it for decision; can be used in formulating a judgment|
finding - the decision of a court on issues of fact or law
compromise verdict - a verdict resulting from improper compromises between jurors on material issues
directed verdict - a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury; "there cannot be a directed verdict of guilty in a criminal trial"
false verdict - a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence
general verdict - an ordinary verdict declaring which party prevails without any special findings of fact
partial verdict - (criminal law) a finding that the defendant is guilty of some charges but innocent of others
special verdict - a verdict rendered on certain specific factual issues posed by the court without finding for one party or the other