General verdict

General verdict,

Definition of General verdict:

  1. (In a civil case) a verdict that finds entirely in favour of one or other party; (in a criminal case) a verdict either of guilty or not guilty.

  2. Usual form of verdict where a jurys decision is (in a civil case) in favor of one or the other party, or (in a criminal case) of the defendant being guilty or not guilty.

Meaning of General verdict & General verdict Definition