jury system

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Noun1.jury system - a legal system for determining the facts at issue in a law suit
legal system - a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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In this vein, Atticus Finch best captures the power of the jury in his closing argument: [T]he integrity of our courts and our jury system is not just an ideal to me.
and the vast immigration into America from southern and eastern Europe of people untrained in the jury system have combined to make the jury of 12 increasingly unwieldy and unsatisfactory.
Chalmers added: "It will help us understand what difference the special features of the Scottish jury system make in practice.
You have been faithful to your oath and the fact you have not reached a verdict is part and parcel of the jury system.
Among their topics are invisible warriors: trauma and ethics in the narratives of the Iraq War, No Country for Old men as political allegory of 9/11, performing the Spirit of '76: US historical memory and counter-commemorations for American Indian sovereignty, media-filtered street justice: New York and the millennial nomadic ethical turn, questioning the jury system through Jean-Xavier de Lestade's The Staircase (2008), and the right to counsel: an American perspective on a global proposal.
But while many in the SNP were sympathetic to McMahon's draft Bill, they decided they couldn't support it because it also included a plan to change the rules around the jury system.
The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, on behalf of Superior Court Operations Division, Jury Administration is soliciting responses to this Request for Information (RFI) from qualified entities to provide information on an automated statewide Jury system.
Jordan, citing the confidentiality of the grand jury system, would not say what those charges could be.
It was a well-prosecuted case on both sides, and I certainly think in this instance that the jury system worked really well.
He said they could see how important the jury system was in such cases.
3) What seems like a run-of-the-mill jury trial to those who take the jury system for granted, was momentous for Korea (4), as it was the very first jury trial in its history.
Talking to media after inspecting Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) Jury System in Gulberg Police Station, he said that an exemplary and modern police force would be established by providing them needed resources.