advisory verdict

advisory verdict
A verdict of a jury which the court may or may not regard, as a jury's verdict in certain admiralty cases. 2 Am J2d Adm § 141. Also, the verdict in an equity case upon an issue submitted to a jury. 27 Am J2d Equity 241.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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