The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.
the jurors process of pondering and weighing of facts, applying the law, and coming to a verdict
The process the jury uses to reach its verdict. During deliberations, the jury will discuss evidence and review law and facts presented during the trial.
when the board members weigh the facts and arguments in order to render a recommendation for decision
The process by which a jury reaches a verdict at the close of a trial.
The consideration, discussion and decision making process, as by a jury.
The jury's decision-making process after hearing the evidence and closing arguments and being given the court's instructions.
The action of a jury to determine the guilt or innocence, or the sentence, of a defendant. In the context of the functioning of a jury it means that a properly formed jury comprised of the number of qualified persons required by law while in the secrecy of the jury room analyze, discuss, and weigh the evidence which was presented in the case in order to reach a verdict based upon the applicable law.
(usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the deliberations of the jury"
careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"
the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation"
deliberation: is about facilitating debate and knowledge-sharing and making the most of peoples ideas.
the act of considering the evidence with the purpose of reaching a agreement on a disposition/sentence
The process where the jury determines in private whether a defendant is guilty or not guilty, or liable or not liable after the evidence has been given and the witnesses have been questioned.
A verbal exchange between the quorum of a committee attempting to arrive at a decision on any public business within its jurisdiction.
Deliberation is characterized by thoughtfulness in decisionmaking through a thorough consideration of all sides of an issue. The common vehicles for deliberation can include dialogue, discussion, and debate.
the process by which a panel of jurors comes to a decision on a verdict