juror


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juror

1. a member of a jury
2. a person whose name is included on a panel from which a jury is selected
3. a person who takes an oath
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When the judges were seated, the lawyers had taken possession of the table, and the noise of moving feet had ceased in the area, the proclamations were made in the usual form, the jurors were sworn, the charge was given, and the court proceeded to hear the business before them.
The twelve jurors were all writing very busily on slates.
Alice could see, as well as if she were looking over their shoulders, that all the jurors were writing down `stupid things!' on their slates, and she could even make out that one of them didn't know how to spell `stupid,' and that he had to ask his neighbour to tell him.
Suppose that some months before the opening of the Atlanta Exposition there had been a general demand from the press and public platform outside the South that a Negro be given a place on the opening programme, and that a Negro be placed upon the board of jurors of award.
It was remarked that the jurors appeared to be deeply interested in a rapid conversation which the manager of the "Epoque" was having with Maitre Henri Robert.
Consider the impossibility of having any respect for your father-in-law under such unpleasant circumstances--think of his having been "viewed" by jurors, and "sat upon" by coroners, and of his very doubtful position in the family ever afterwards.
Bredar should have called a mistrial, saying his questioning of jurors was too general to accurately elicit their bias after he discovered during trial that they had either expressed or heard another juror express fear of possible gang reprisal for their jury service.
The headline looked bad: "Believing justice system biased against black men not enough reason to exclude possible juror from black man's trial, court rules," news feed Universal Hub screamed.
As a threshold matter, a peremptory strike of a juror that even appears to be based on any protected classification risks a "Batson challenge" under the seminal U.S.
A battle over the constitutionality of North Carolina's law against juror harassment is headed to the state's Supreme Court after a divided Court of Appeals panel rejected a legal challenge brought by a man convicted of conspiring to harass jurors in Watauga County.
An appellate court has granted a new trial in a sexual assault case because an African-American prospective juror was excused by the prosecution without a proper reason.