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  • n. Plural form of venireman. The panel or a group of potential jurors.

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Examples

  • In the courtroom, a judge could simply decide that since the disparate treatment was suffered by the defendant and not the excused veniremen, it would henceforth be true as a matter of law that singling out black jurors is discriminatory.

    Everyone’s Talking about Linda Hirshman’s “Homeward Bound”

  • Judge Goff -- All special veniremen will please stand and be sworn in.

    Out of the Ditch; A True Story of an Ex-Slave

  • But before he reached the court-house, where for a half-hour yet the cupola bell would not clang out its summons to veniremen and witnesses, he found fresh fuel for his wrath.

    The Call of the Cumberlands

  • Even though cops rarely get to sit on juries, thus making the veniremen more likely to associate themselves with the non-law enforcement person than the cop, they are surrounded by a myth that makes the rest of us credit their judgment far above mere mortals.

    Simple Justice

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