Definition of Quotient verdict
1. Noun. An improper and unacceptable kind of compromise verdict.
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Literary usage of Quotient verdict
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1. A Brief for the Trial of Civil Issues Before a Jury by Austin Abbott, William Charles Wermuth (1922)
"Compromise or quotient verdict. And a verdict which is the result of marking, aggregation, and division in pursuance of a previous agreement by the jurors ..."
2. Annotated Cases, American and English: Containing the Important Cases by Harry Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney (1917)
"Validity of Chance or quotient verdict. Introductory,. ... quotient verdict. It is a general rule in civil actions that for the jurors to agree beforehand ..."
3. A Treatise on General Practice, Containing Rules and Sugestions for the Work by Byron Kosciusko Elliott, William Frederick Elliott (1894)
"Compromise or quotient verdict.—What we have said in regard to chance verdicts applies also to quotient or compromise verdicts where the jurors agree in ..."
4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"A quotient verdict occurs where the jurors agree to add together their estimates and divide the ... A quotient verdict is not within this statute. Boyce v. ..."
5. Notes on the California Reports: Showing the Present Value as Authority of by Charles Theodore Boone, Charles Lawrence Thompson, California Supreme Court (1906)
"810, on point that quotient verdict is one of chance. Cited also in note on general subject, to Crawford v. State, 24 Am. Dec. 479. ..."
6. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1920)
"... the result of a prior agreement to render a quotient verdict.14 Nor is a verdict vitiated by the mere fact alone that the jurors agreed among themselves ..."
7. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"492, 131 Рас. 668 (quotient verdict; juror's affidavit inadmissible, in civil cases). Cal. ... 263 (quotient verdict; juror's testimony not admissible; ..."