Inconsistent Jury Verdicts

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Stephen A. Saltzburg

George Washington University School of Law

Date Written: 2014


This article examines United States v. Moran-Toala, 726 F.3d 334 (2d Cir. 2013), to illustrate what happens when a trial judge explicitly instructs a jury that its verdict need not be consistent.

Keywords: jury nullification, inconsistent verdicts

JEL Classification: K14, K41, K42

Suggested Citation

Saltzburg, Stephen A., Inconsistent Jury Verdicts (2014). 29 Crim. Just. (2014) , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-62, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-62, Available at SSRN: or

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