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Definition of Jury


  1. For temporary use; -- applied to a temporary contrivance.
  2. A body of men, usually twelve, selected according to law, impaneled and sworn to inquire into and try any matter of fact, and to render their true verdict according to the evidence legally adduced. See Grand jury under Grand, and Inquest.
  3. A committee for determining relative merit or awarding prizes at an exhibition or competition; as, the art jury gave him the first prize.

Jury Quotations

It's not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even - or rather, especially - when we'd prefer not to be.
Josh Radnor

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.
Norm Crosby

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
Groucho Marx

If you violate Nature's laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.
Luther Burbank

In fact, for all kinds of offenses - and, for no offenses - from murders to misdemeanors, men and women are put to death without judge or jury; so that, although the political excuse was no longer necessary, the wholesale murder of human beings went on just the same.
Ida B. Wells
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Jury Translations

jury in Dutch is jury
jury in French is jury
jury in German is Preisrichter
jury in Italian is giuria
jury in Norwegian is jury
jury in Spanish is jurado
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