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Jury

Meanings and phrases

jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
  2. a committee appointed to judge a competition; panel

blue ribbon jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues; special jury

grand jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a jury to inquire into accusations of crime and to evaluate the grounds for indictments
E.g.
  • This left only Wyatt to face a grand jury hearing.
  • The grand jury found the shooting to be accidental.
  • He was cleared by a grand jury on October 29, 2019.

hung jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a jury that is unable to agree on a verdict (the result is a mistrial)
E.g.
  • A hung jury resulted in his release on bond, pending retrial.
  • The jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict, resulting in a hung jury.
  • Regan's first trial resulted, in 2002, in a hung jury and a retrial was ordered.

jury box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an enclosure within a courtroom for the jury

jury duty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the civic duty to serve on a jury

jury mast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a temporary mast to replace one that has broken off

jury system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a legal system for determining the facts at issue in a law suit

petit jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings; petty jury

petty jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings; petit jury
n.
  1. a civil right guaranteed by the 6th amendment to the US Constitution

special jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues; blue ribbon jury
E.g.
  • In 2002, film won the Don Quikoti, special jury award at the 7th Dhaka Film Festival.
  • Ravi Menon also got the state government special jury award for his role in 'Nirmalayam'.
  • K-Town Clan representing Malaysia received the special jury award with their song "Party Animal".

jury found

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A jury found Ballade guilty, and he was fined $15.
  • The grand jury found the shooting to be accidental.
  • On May 18, 1912, the jury found Floyd Allen guilty.

jury trial

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Abusharif's jury trial commenced on April 20, 2009.
  • Additionally, all such sentences require jury trial.
  • The case went to jury trial in December 2011.

jury member

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Season 10 was his first season as a jury member.
  • Grgin was a jury member at various competitions.

jury members

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mateo from Culcha Candela is one of the new jury members for season 10.
  • The jury members vote independently by secret ballot, and thereby select that year's inductees.
  • The overall winner upon completion of the final dances is chosen by the professional jury members.

federal grand jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • who soon found themselves indicted by a federal grand jury.
  • Langston was indicted by a federal grand jury in Phoenix on March 1, 2007.
  • He was indicted on August 20, 2004, by a US federal grand jury in Chicago, Illinois.

jury awarded

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Turkish jury awarded its 12 points to Portugal.
  • The five members of the jury awarded a total of 30 points.
  • In October of 2017, a jury awarded the former Hanford manager $8.1 million in restitution.

jury returned

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nevertheless, the inquest jury returned a verdict of murder.
  • In the end, the jury returned a verdict of guilty as charged.
  • The jury returned a verdict of guilty with a recommendation to mercy.

jury panel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A profession jury panel was assembled in order to select the competing song.
  • The winner was decided by a nine-member jury panel (75%) and televoting (25%).
  • Recipients are judged by a jury panel of experts from Canada, Britain, and the United States.

trial by jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Despite the presence of a jury, it was not "trial by jury".
  • There is no presumption of innocence; there is trial by jury; trials are open.
  • Modern democracies owe a debt to Greek beliefs in government by the people, trial by jury, and equality under the law.
E.g.
  • An international jury member is set to vote in only semifinals.
  • The nations that comprised the international jury were , , , , , , and .
  • The winning song was determined by public voting and the votes from international jury panels.

jury vote

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The televote was won by Russia and the jury vote by Australia.
  • The jury vote is evenly split.
  • In the super-final, the winner was selected by the public and jury vote.

jury selection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During jury selection, each side charged the other with racist tactics.
  • Statements by the prosecution led to a mistrial at the jury selection stage.
  • Over a weekend break during jury selection, Castle calls Blake to New York to join him at a fundraising rally.
E.g.
  • The competing bands are assessed by a professional jury.
  • While Vinzzent received the popular vote, the professional jury did not vote for him.
  • The overall winner upon completion of the final dances is chosen by the professional jury members.

national jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As of 2008, the winner of the contest is decided by 50% televote and 50% national jury vote.
  • Since Sweden did not broadcast the show until the morning after, their points were made up solely by their national jury.
  • In addition, no member of a national jury could be related in any way to any of the competing acts in such a way that they cannot vote impartially and independently.

jury trials

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As a Crown prosecutor in Tauranga, Bridges mainly worked on jury trials.
  • The uncertainty and unpredictability of the outcome of jury trials also encourages settlement.
  • Pumphrey excelled as a young prosecutor averaging 25 jury trials a year with a high success rate.

jury indicted

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A grand jury indicted 37 men (among them 12 free blacks).
  • A grand jury indicted Shawcross for murder in Hill's death.
  • A Birmingham grand jury indicted Watson on murder charges in October 2010.

jury convicted

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The jury convicted him of all three homicides.
  • The jury convicted him of grand theft after a one-day trial.
  • In 1985, a jury convicted Williams for the rape of a Sandy Springs woman.

jury voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The winning song was selected by televoting and jury voting.
  • The winner was decided by a combination of jury voting (60%) and televoting (40%).
  • For this reason her song was not included in the jury voting, which occurred after the show.
E.g.
  • A grand jury indicted 37 men (among them 12 free blacks).
  • A grand jury indicted Shawcross for murder in Hill's death.
  • A Birmingham grand jury indicted Watson on murder charges in October 2010.

jury consisted

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The jury consisted of twelve white men.
  • The jury consisted of 6 whites, 4 blacks and 2 Hispanics; it included 8 women and 4 men.
  • The jury consisted of Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh, Henryk Szeryng, André Gertler, Nadia Boulanger and George Georgescu.

jury verdict

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2002, the long litigation was completed with a jury verdict.
  • Abrams lost in what was then the largest jury verdict against the press in American history.
  • The full reasons for the verdict were published, a requirement which would not have applied to a jury verdict.
E.g.
  • He was also the special prosecutor in the grand jury investigation of corruption in the state legislature.
  • Findings of a grand jury investigation in Santa Clara, California: In 1997, the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) was passed.
  • Smith then served as a special prosecutor, conducting a grand jury investigation from 1981 to 1983 into organized criminal activity in central Pennsylvania.

federal jury

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In August 2013 Tourre was found liable on 6 of 7 counts by a federal jury.
  • On January 23, 2013 a federal jury rejected the Bakers' claims and found Goldman Sachs not liable to the Bakers.
  • On August 3, 2018, a federal jury awarded six North Carolina residents $470 million in damages against Murphy-Brown LLC.
E.g.
  • He was also the special prosecutor in the grand jury investigation of corruption in the state legislature.
  • Findings of a grand jury investigation in Santa Clara, California: In 1997, the Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) was passed.
  • Smith then served as a special prosecutor, conducting a grand jury investigation from 1981 to 1983 into organized criminal activity in central Pennsylvania.

jury acquitted

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In September 2005, a jury acquitted Givens of sexual battery charges.
  • Key, in his final address to the jury said: The jury acquitted Crandall.
  • Jackson was charged with Eusan's murder, but in 1972, a jury acquitted him.
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