cautionary instruction
n.
A judge’s instruction to the jury to consider specific pieces of evidence only for instructed purposes, not to allow extraneous information to influence their judgment, not to speak about the case to anyone outside the courtroom, and other matters.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


cautionary instruction
n. An instruction given to a jury by the judge, usually during trial, to disregard certain testimony or evidence that was improperly introduced, in lieu of calling a mistrial.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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