Translation of mistrial in Spanish:

mistrial

Pronunciation /ˈmɪstrʌɪəl//ˌmɪsˈtraɪ(ə)l//ˈmɪsˌtraɪ(ə)l//mɪsˈtrʌɪəl/

noun

  • 1

    (in US and UK)
    proceso declarado nulo por contener vicios de procedimiento
    • Can mistrials be declared based on post-verdict misconduct?
    • At that point, the plaintiff moved that I declare a mistrial based on a reasonable apprehension that I am biased in favour of the defendant.
    • Notwithstanding my declaration of a mistrial, the parties have consented to my hearing the applications and to all the evidence that I have heard applying to these applications.
    • It was my intention to declare a mistrial as opposed to an adjournment for the following reasons.
    • The criminal charges were withdrawn in September 2002, after the original trial was declared a mistrial.
  • 2

    (in US)
    proceso en el cual el jurado no llega a un acuerdo