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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

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

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

In the courtroom, it's where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There's a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I've always felt that way - I've been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
Woody Harrelson

Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely.
Thurgood Marshall

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