What is a “JNOV”?

What is a “JNOV”?

JNOV is an abbreviation for “judgment non obstante veredicto.” “Non obstante veredicto” is Latin and translates literally to “not standing in the way of a verdict.” The Latin phrase means “notwithstanding the verdict.” A JNOV is a judgment signed by the trial court judge which is contrary to a verdict which has been returned by the jury.

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