from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Law One who serves as a member of a jury.
- n. Law One who awaits or is called for service on a jury.
- n. One who serves on a deliberative body analogous to a jury.
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- n. a member of a jury
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of a jury; a juryman.
- n. A member of any jury for awarding prizes, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who takes or has taken an oath; one who swears; an oath-taker. Compare nonjuror.
- n. One who serves on a jury; a juryman; a person sworn to deliver the truth on the evidence given him concerning any matter in question or on trial.
- n. The syndic of a gild or trade, elected by the members of a craft to act as arbiter between master and man, examine apprentices, initiate masters, and represent the body of them.
- n. One of a body of men selected to adjudge prizes, etc., at a public exhibition or competition of any kind
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
In the film, when 11 jurors realize one juror is "hateful and bigoted," they rise and turn their backs to the man, saying nothing.
Yet other artists claimed that they are more or less likely to be accepted into a show based on whether a juror is male or female.
If the jury deadlocks 11 – 1 in favor of conviction and one juror is actually unreasonably holding out (which I will assume for the sake of argument), why should a defendant go free?
I believe that in Virginia, when the parties consent to a three person jury, the third juror is selected by the first two.
If the jury deadlocks 11 – 1 in favor of conviction and one juror is actually unreasonably holding out (which I will assume for the sake of argument), why should a defendant gofree?
"Watching 'Capitalism: A Love Story' shouldn't disqualify a juror from a case involving Citigroup," Mr. Moore said.
As we have mentioned before, being a juror is hard work.
Why do I feel like that 12th juror from the old black and white moview around here?
Some reasons will appear legitimate - the juror seemed likely to sympathize with the prosecutor because he is studying to be a prosecutor some day, while other reasons will seem more questionable - the juror is short and unattractive and might therefore envy the tall and handsome defendant.
The defendant's sister, who testified she called the juror because she was scared of angering him, did not say much beyond "thank you."