trial jury

trial jury
group of citizens who listen to a trial and make the decision on a case

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • trial jury — n: a jury impaneled to try a case: petit jury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • trial jury — n. PETIT JURY * * * …   Universalium

  • trial jury — n. PETIT JURY …   English World dictionary

  • trial jury — noun : a jury impaneled to try a cause : petit jury * * * trial jury, a jury consisting usually of 6 or 12 persons, chosen to decide a case in court; petit jury …   Useful english dictionary

  • trial jury — A jury for the trial of a case, as distinguished from a grand jury which returns an indictment. 31 Am J Rev ed Jury § 2. See jury …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • trial jury — noun Date: 1884 a jury impaneled to try a cause ; petit jury …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trial jury. — See petty jury. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • trial jury — tri′al ju ry n. law petty jury • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • trial jury. — See petty jury. [1885 90] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jury trial — Trial by jury is a legal proceeding in which a jury either makes a decision or makes findings of fact which are then applied by a judge. It is to be distinguished from a bench trial where a judge or panel of judges make all decisions.English… …   Wikipedia

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