Dictionary of Legal Terms
1) A phrase endorsed on an indictment which evidences that a grand jury has refused to issue an indictment because probable cause was not shown that: (a) an offense was committed; or (b) the accused committed the offense. 2) A rejected indictment. See jury, indictment, true bill.
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