- A certain number of men selected according to law, and sworn to inquire into or to determine facts concerning a cause or an accusation submitted to them, and to declare the truth according to the evidence adduced. noun …☝️ Source: The Century Dictionary (view on wordnik.com)
- A body of men selected to adjudge prizes, etc., at a public exhibition or other competition. Often called
jury of award. noun …☝️ Source: The Century Dictionary (view on wordnik.com)
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trial jury. noun …☝️ Source: The Century Dictionary (view on wordnik.com)
- For temporary use; -- applied to a temporary contrivance. adjective …☝️ Source: The GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (view on wordnik.com)
- a rudder constructed for temporary use. adjective …☝️ Source: The GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (view on wordnik.com)
- A body of people, selected according to law, impaneled and sworn to inquire into and try any matter of fact, and to render their true verdict according to the evidence legally adduced. In criminal trials the number of such persons is usually twelve, but in civil cases and in grand juries it may different. See Grand jury under
Grand, and Inquest. noun …☝️ Source: The GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (view on wordnik.com)
- A committee for determining relative merit or awarding prizes at an exhibition or competition. noun …☝️ Source: The GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (view on wordnik.com)
- a coroner's jury. See
Inquest. noun …☝️ Source: The GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (view on wordnik.com)
groupof individuals chosen from the general population to hearand decidea case in a courtof law. noun …☝️ Source: Wiktionary (view on wordnik.com)
- A group of
judgesin a competition. noun …☝️ Source: Wiktionary (view on wordnik.com)
judgeby means of a jury verb …☝️ Source: Wiktionary (view on wordnik.com)
- a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law noun …☝️ Source: WordNet 3.0 (view on wordnik.com)
- a committee appointed to judge a competition noun …☝️ Source: WordNet 3.0 (view on wordnik.com)
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- "set number of persons, selected according to law and sworn to determine the facts and truth of a case or charge submitted to them and render a verdict," early 14c. (late 12c. in Anglo-Latin), from Anglo-French and Old French juree (13c.), from Medieval Latin iurata "an oath, a judicial inquest, sworn body of men," noun use of fem. past participle of Latin iurare "to swear," from ius (genitive iuris) "law, an oath" (see jurist). Meaning "body of persons chosen to award prizes at an exhibition" is from 1851. Grand jury attested from early 15c. in Anglo-French (le graund Jurre), literally "large," so called with reference to the number of its members (usually 12 to 23). Jury-box is from 1729; juryman from 1570s. Figurative phrase jury is still out "no decision has been made" is from 1957.1570, 1729, 1851, 1957
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- Jury A jury is a sworn body of people convened to render an impartial verdict officially submitted to them by a court, or to set a penalty or judgment. Juries developed in England during the Middle Ages, and are a hallmark of the Anglo common law legal system. They are still commonly used today in Great Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, and other countries whose legal systems are descended from England's legal traditions.
- Jury selection Jury selection is the selection of the people who will serve on a jury during a jury trial. The group of potential jurors is first selected from among the community using a reasonably random method. Jury lists are compiled from voter registrations and driver license or ID renewals. From those lists, summonses are mailed. A panel of jurors is then assigned to a courtroom.
- Grand jury A grand jury is a jury—a group of citizens—empowered by law to conduct legal proceedings and investigate potential criminal conduct, and determine whether criminal charges should be brought. A grand jury may subpoena physical evidence or a person to testify. A grand jury is separate from the courts, which do not preside over its functioning.
- Jury instructions Jury instructions, directions to the jury, or judge's charge are legal rules that jurors should follow when deciding a case. They are a type of jury control procedure to support a fair trial.
- Trial by Jury Trial by Jury is a comic opera in one act, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It was first produced on 25 March 1875, at London's Royalty Theatre, where it initially ran for 131 performances and was considered a hit, receiving critical praise and outrunning its popular companion piece, Jacques Offenbach's La Périchole. The story concerns a "breach of promise of marriage" lawsuit in which the judge and legal system are the objects of lighthearted satire. Gilbert based the libretto of Trial by Jury on an operetta parody that he had written in 1868.
- Jury duty Jury duty or jury service is service as a juror in a legal proceeding.
- I, the Jury I, the Jury is the 1947 debut novel of American crime fiction writer Mickey Spillane, the first work to feature private investigator Mike Hammer.
- Jury nullification in the United States Jury nullification in the United States has its origins in colonial America under British law. In the United States, jury nullification occurs when a jury in a criminal case reaches a verdict contrary to the weight of evidence, sometimes because of a disagreement with the relevant law. The American jury draws its power of nullification from its right to render a general verdict in criminal trials, the inability of criminal courts to direct a verdict no matter how strong the evidence, the Fifth Amendment's Double Jeopardy Clause, which prohibits the appeal of an acquittal, and the fact that jurors cannot be punished for the verdict they return.
- Jury trial A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of fact. It is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions.
- Jury nullification Jury nullification (US), jury equity (UK), or a perverse verdict (UK) generally occurs when members of a criminal trial jury believe that a defendant is guilty, but choose to acquit the defendant anyway, because the jurors consider that the law itself is unjust, that the prosecutor has misapplied the law in the defendant's case, or that the potential punishment for breaking the law is too harsh. Some juries have also refused to convict due to their own prejudices in favour of the defendant.
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