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struck jury

noun, Law.
1.
a jury obtained by special agreement between the opposing attorneys, each taking turns in eliminating a member of the impaneled group until 12 members remain.
Origin of struck jury
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • Jury selection shall be by the struck jury method, unless otherwise ordered by the court.
  • Such demand may be indorsed upon a pleading of the party, and such demand shall be deemed to be a demand for a struck jury.

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