- a member of a jury
At least half of the benefit of jury questioning is the ability to observe a juror’s demeanor.
For every ‘cause’ challenge to a juror , the attorney making the challenge must give a reason.
She stared at the judge as the head juror spoke the jury’s personal message.
What would we say, for example, if a juror brought habeas corpus against the bailiff?
But it also avoids the half remembered, anachronistic memory of the juror in the jury room.
Obviously that’s a very subjective sieve to push through a juror, because the juror has to make an introspective judgment of himself.
If the Biblical or the mishnaic oath is imposed, the juror must swear by the name of Yhwh and must hold a Bible or a sacred object in his hands.
A basic predicate of jury service is the juror’s ability to render a fair and impartial verdict.
No one suggests the jurors could be sued for negligence because they made a wrong decision.
The judge exempted all the jurors from jury service for five years because it had been a difficult case.
A majority of the jurors were members of a political party that owned the company which had published the alleged libel.
A judge declared a hung jury after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked.
And I have been heartened by the knowledge that judges have sat on juries or been potential jurors in the USA.
Current grand jury secrecy rules apply only to jurors, prosecutors and courtroom staff.
After a 51-day trial the jury acquitted; the jurors seemed to dislike the legislation.
This is a case where the jury that was empanelled were 15 jurors to hear the evidence.
It is clear from the papers that the two jurors identified in this letter were themselves members of ethnic minority communities.
If jurors you think are sympathetic to you get on the jury and bad jurors for you get off, you’re happy.
The 12 jurors were the second jury to hear the case - last October the first jury failed to reach a verdict.
The jury had been deliberating for more than eight hours when the majority verdict of 11 jurors was taken.
There is no basis for any criticism of these jurors, nor for the jury as a whole.