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ve·ni·re

 (və-nī′rē, -nîr′ē)
n.
1. A writ issued by a judge to a sheriff directing the summons of prospective jurors. Also called venire facias.
2. The panel of prospective jurors from which a jury is selected.

[Short for Middle English venire facias, from Medieval Latin venīre (faciās), (you should cause) to come, a phrase used in the writ, from Latin; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

venire

(vɪˈnaɪrɪ)
n
(Law) law a group of people who are summoned to serve on a jury
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venire - (law) a group of people summoned for jury service (from whom a jury will be chosen)
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
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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Branch, who is African-American, was tried before an all-white jury after the prosecutor struck the only three African-American prospective jurors on the venire.
The Minister accentuated the Ministry's constant keenness on supporting the venire of experts with diverse practical and professional expertise and knowledge.
Se la disposizione del linguaggio entro la domus fa pensare a Heidegger, lo spazio della casa non puo non far venire alla mente la Poetique di Bachelard e la valenza dei suoi spazi, specie attraverso la loro intima immensita e veriticalita.
For example, a statute requiring that a copy of the jury venire panel shall be given to counsel 4 hours before trial is directory and, thus, failure to comply with those provisions is not a per se basis for reversing a trial courts judgment.
Eleven percent of the strike-eligible venire members in the statewide sample we analyzed expressed some reservation about imposing the death penalty; about one-third of those jurors were black.
Allor mi volsi come l'uom cui tarda di veder quel che li convien fuggire e cui paura s bita sgagliarda, che, per veder, non indugia 'l partire: e vidi dietro a noi un diavol nero correndo su per lo scoglio venire.
Contadini del Sud esce nel 1954, ed e un'indagine sociologicoletteraria sulle condizioni di braccianti, mezzadri, artigiani, coltivatori diretti del sud Italia, condotta attraverso le testimonianze dirette dei loro protagonisti, testimonianze che Scotellaro raccoglie, riorganizza e trasforma in un racconto corale perche la voce del meridione possa venire fuori in modo piu completo, piu vero, piu profondo di quanto sarebbe stato possibile attraverso qualunque lettura accademica o politico-ideologica.
Essa poteva in molti di loro nutrire l'ambizione o l'illusione di essere accettati nel difficile establishment letterario americano, e dunque di farne parte, sia pure correndo il rischio di venire etichettati come ethnic writers.
If the information is already being collected for purposes of the jury venire, then court systems can make it available for the parties in trial.
The minister welcomed the newly-appointed venire experts, lauding the important role of experts in assisting court judges by assuming the task of compilation of thorough technical reports on due time as required by the relevant court.