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Wed May 29, 2024, 09:10 PM May 29

Quick verdict vs a long verdict [View all]

Some believe short deliberations mean jurors have found the defendant guilty, while longer deliberations mean they are leaning towards acquittal


A long jury deliberation could mean the jurors are at an impasse or a deadlock. If this happens, the jury's foreperson sends a note to the judge advising that the jurors cannot reach a unanimous agreement.

I guess it depends on what you call short or long...

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