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    Hung jury is defines as a jury that cannot agree on a final verdict.

    Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)

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    Another hung jury definition is a jury unable to agree unanimously on whether to convict or acquit a defendant.

    Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. “Women’s Legal Rights Handbook” (2015)

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    A jury whose members cannot agree upon a verdict.

    National Center for State Courts. “Glossary of Commonly Used Court & Justice System Terminology”, Rev. 2/8/11 (2011)

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    a jury whose members cannot reconcile their differences of opinion and thus cannot reach a verdict

    New York State Unified Court System. “Glossary of Legal Terms” (2016)