foreman of the jury

foreman of the jury
person who stands at the head of the jurors which determine the final outcome of a legal criminal trial

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • The Foreman of the Jury — Infobox Film name = The Foreman of the Jury image size = caption = director = Mack Sennett producer = writer = narrator = starring = Fatty Arbuckle music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 22 May, 1913 runtime = country = USA… …   Wikipedia

  • foreman of grand jury — A member of the grand jury appointed by the court to act as such, thus constituting him the organ through which their inquisitions and proceedings are reported to the court, and upon whom particular duties are devolved which are distinct from the …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • foreman — fore‧man [ˈfɔːmən ǁ ˈfɔːr ] noun foremen PLURALFORM [ mən] [countable] 1. MANUFACTURING JOBS a man who is in charge of a group of workers, for example in a factory: • a factory foreman • the foreman of a building site …   Financial and business terms

  • jury — ju·ry / ju̇r ē/ n pl ju·ries [Anglo French juree, from feminine past participle of Old French jurer to swear, from Latin jurare, from jur jus law]: a body of individuals sworn to give a decision on some matter submitted to them; esp: a body of… …   Law dictionary

  • foreman — A man in charge of a group of employees in an industrial plant or in construction work. Moore v Dublin Colton Mills, 127 Ga 609, 56 SE 839. One of the jury appointed by it, or, in some jurisdictions, by the court, as the spokesman of the jury.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • foreman — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)mən[/t]] foremen 1) N COUNT A foreman is a person, especially a man, in charge of a group of workers. He still visited the dairy daily, but left most of the business details to his manager and foreman. 2) N COUNT The foreman of a jury… …   English dictionary

  • jury — noun 1 in a court of law ADJECTIVE ▪ inquest (BrE), trial (esp. BrE) ▪ grand ▪ He was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of distributing illegal steroids. ▪ civil …   Collocations dictionary

  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood — For other uses, see The Mystery of Edwin Drood (disambiguation). The Mystery of Edwin Drood   …   Wikipedia

  • foreman — n 1. superintendent, Inf. super, manager, line manager, fugleman; supervisor, overseer, overlooker, overman, chief, headman, boss, Inf. boss man, U.S. Inf. straw boss, Sl. the man, Sl. head hon cho, Brit. gaffer; master, commander, director,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • The Producers (1968 film) — Infobox Film name = The Producers (1968) caption = Theatrical release poster. director = Mel Brooks producer = Sidney Glazier writer = Mel Brooks starring = Zero Mostel Gene Wilder Kenneth Mars Lee Meredith Christopher Hewett music = Brian Morris …   Wikipedia

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