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A jury that is unable to reach a verdict because its members are unable to reach unanimous agreement (as in criminal cases) or the extent of agreement required by law (as in civil cases).
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a jury that cannot agree on a verdict.
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A jury that has been unable to come to an agreed verdict.
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|Noun||1.||hung jury - a jury that is unable to agree on a verdict (the result is a mistrial)|
jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
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