from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Law To enroll (a jury) upon a panel or list.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To enrol (jurors), e.g. from a jury pool; to register (the names of jurors) on a "panel" or official list.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To enter in a list, or on a piece of parchment, called a panel; to form or enroll, as a list of jurors in a court of justice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To write or enter in a list or on a piece of parchment, called a panel; specifically, to make a list of; form, complete, or enroll, as a body of persons to be called as jurors in a court of justice.
- More loosely, of a jury, to draw or select from the panel and swear in.
- To decorate or fit with panels: as, a house impaneled with oak.
- To place as a panel in a wall.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. enter into a list of prospective jurors
- v. select from a list
"Because of the extreme political sensitivity regarding captioned matter, DOJ Department of Justice has been reluctant to impanel a grand jury to date," an FBI agent wrote in a memo.
A federal prosecutor intended to impanel grand jury, but subsequently "decided that it was premature," according to an Oct. 10, 1985 FBI memo.
She said because she wants "to ensure the transparency and impartiality of the investigative process, I have chosen to impanel a team of recognized law-enforcement, legal and social science experts to work alongside my prosecutors throughout this investigation."
After the editing, the orders disclose only the reasons for sealing the search warrants: preserving the court's ability to impanel an unbiased jury and protecting an ongoing investigation in a case that has attracted national attention.
The first question from the press directly asked Sampson why he chose to impanel a committee with a partisan advantage instead of sending it to the ethics committee.
Michael Bloomberg will impanel a charter revision commission next year to deal with term limits, consider eliminating the position of public advocate and "clip the wings" of borough presidents, according to Ginger Adam Otis.
Congress should move swiftly to impanel such a Commission, with a similar mandate to bring forth the truth.
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In 2008, Kansans for Life and Operation Rescue, anti-choice organizations intent on putting Dr. Tiller out of business, dusted off an 1887 Kansas law that allows citizens to impanel a grand jury to launch a criminal investigation.
Reason enough, more than reason enough, to impanel the brightest minds this network could find to talk about jobs in this country.