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a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury

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Therefore, the court reversed the trial court's directed verdict and remanded the case for further adjudication.
The defense team Wednesday morning requested a directed verdict.
COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeals of Oregon affirmed the judgment entered by the trial court denying the defendant's motion for a directed verdict.
COURT'S OPINION: The Florida Court of Appeals, Fourth District, reversed the order of the trial judgment granting the defendants and ruled that the trial judge erred in granting the defendants' motion for a directed verdict against the estate.
The court observed that a directed verdict would have been appropriate only if the doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquitur (RIL) was applicable.
After moving for a directed verdict, the movant should also move for judgment in accordance with the motion for directed verdict if he or she wishes to appeal the denial of the directed verdict or the sufficiency of the evidence.
Jurisdiction of the Court of Criminal Appeal to hear an appeal against a directed verdict of acquittal derives from s.
While pleased to see the sum reduced, State Farm still intends to appeal both Senter's directed verdict, and the jury's award of punitive damages, to the 5th U.
Haggerty has yet to decide on a PeaceHealth motion asking for a directed verdict, which would throw out the jury's decision in favor of McKenzie-Willamette.
After they rested their case on May 6, Al Kurdi's attorney moved to have Judge McDonald decide the case with a directed verdict from the bench, rather than leave it to the jury.
The lawsuit also claims the Dover Dixon attorneys failed to keep Advocat informed of progress in the case and hurt the chances of appeals by failing to seek a directed verdict.
As a result, the punitive damage claim may be dismissed as a matter of law through summary judgment, directed verdict or judgment as a matter of law.
We knew our case could not survive a motion for a directed verdict without his test results and opinion.
Superior Court Judge Josh Fredericks granted a directed verdict on July 18 after hearing four days of testimony and evidence from Veronica Oliveros' attorney, Rolando Hidalgo, but none from the county's lawyers.
However, in upholding a directed verdict for the officer's superior, the court held that, ".
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