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special jury

noun, Law.
Origin of special jury
1720-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for special jury
  • The court of common pleas may order the drawing of a special jury to sit at any time public business requires it.
  • Requests for special jury instructions shall be filed at the end of the first day of trial or as otherwise directed by the court.
  • The trial court also entered its judgment on the special jury verdicts rendered by the jury.
  • The court gave the jury its instructions and submitted a special jury verdict form for their consideration.
  • The court specifically chose to employ a special jury selection procedure.
British Dictionary definitions for special jury

special jury

(formerly) a jury whose members were drawn from some profession or rank of society as well as possessing the usual qualifications for jury service
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