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Definition of Jury

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

The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost

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

A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
Edmund Barton

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

A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial.
Thomas Fuller
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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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