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Unanimous, Unanimity

  • A jury is said to be unanimous when all members agree. Unanimity, or agreement of all jurors, is usually a requirement for a verdict in a criminal trial in the United States, although there are some exceptions.

Unconvicted Conduct

  • The legal system considers some conduct that an accused person is alleged to have engaged in to be relevant in determining the accused's sentence should they be convicted. Not all relevant conduct is something for which the accused is convicted or even charged with a crime. Unconvicted conduct refers to conduct the legal system considers relevant in the sentencing process, but for which the accused was not criminally convicted.

    See also acquitted conduct, sentencing on acquitted conduct, sentencing on unconvicted conduct.



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