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blue-ribbon jury a jury specially selected for high intelligence, education, or other elite qualities.
box1 the enclosed area in a courtroom where a jury sits. [1/9 definitions]
foreman the spokesperson for a jury. [1/2 definitions]
grand jury a jury of twelve to thirty-three citizens who are gathered to determine whether there is enough evidence against accused persons to indict them and bring them to trial.
hang to keep (a jury) from rendering a decision by voting against the majority; deadlock. [2/16 definitions]
impanel to enroll on a list or panel for jury duty, or to select (a juror or a jury) from such a list.
indict to bring a formal charge against, as by the findings of a grand jury. [1/2 definitions]
indictment a formal written accusation presented by a grand jury to a court for prosecution of a serious crime. [1/3 definitions]
information in law, a charge against a person that is presented by a public officer, as opposed to an indictment by a grand jury. [1/4 definitions]
inquest a legal investigation, usu. involving a jury, esp. a coroner's investigation of a suspicious death. [2/3 definitions]
juror one who is a member of a jury. [1/3 definitions]
mistrial a trial that cannot be concluded, as for the reason that the jury is unable to agree on a verdict. [1/2 definitions]
panel the group from which a jury is picked, or the people picked for a jury. [1/7 definitions]
petty jury see petit jury.
tales (used with a pl. verb) people summoned to fill vacancies on a jury that has become deficient in number. [1/2 definitions]
talesman a person summoned to be one of the tales on a jury.
trial jury see petit jury.
true bill a bill of indictment approved by a grand jury as being supported by enough evidence to justify a trial.
venire the whole group of prospective jurors from which a jury is selected. [1/2 definitions]
venire facias a writ issued by a judge that directs an official to summon qualified citizens to serve on a jury. [2 definitions]
verdict the finding of a judge or jury in a law case. [1/2 definitions]