directed verdict

noun
an order by a judge to a jury to find a verdict because the facts proved are indisputable.
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directed verdict

noun
a verdict entered by the court in a jury trial without consideration by the jury; "there cannot be a directed verdict of guilty in a criminal trial" 
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Defendants moved the court for directed verdict at the close of plaintiffs' case.
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