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jury wheel

noun, Law.
1.
a device, containing slips with the names of prospective jurors, that when spun mixes the names for random selection.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • If so, the names of those persons are put on a second wheel, a qualified jury wheel.
  • The names of qualified persons are put into a second wheel, the qualified jury wheel.
  • If so, the names of those persons are put on a second wheel, the qualified jury wheel.
  • Then, names are randomly drawn periodically from the master jury wheel to receive juror qualification questionnaires.
  • The prior law provided that after the master jury wheel was emptied, the names of the jurors were made public.

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