jury process

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jury process

n
(Law) the writ used to summon jurors
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Experts and presentations were selected through a rigorous jury process for their potential to transform the future of agtech as part of this year's theme of The Power of Convergence.
Jason Connon, the Passeys' friend and spokesman for the Justice campaign, said: "We are asking The Secretary of State for Justice to amend the law around perverse jury decisions to increase the transparency of the jury process and remove the blanket ban that prevents juries from disclosing information about their decisionmaking.
She also said that she has told everything she knew at her court-martial and strongly disagrees with the secrecy swathing the grand jury process.
"[...]IDS 696's inflexible approach does not sufficiently regard the district court's discretion to shepherd the jury process or its authority to determine when then verdict is ready to be received," Ross said.
In his motion to dismiss the remaining counts, Weinstein said the detective's withholding of information compromised the integrity of the entire grand jury process that led to the indictment.
One aspect of the Mueller investigation that particularly concerns Dershowitz is what Mueller is doing with the grand jury process. First of all, Dershowitz argues that grand juries are not generally protective of defendant's rights--on the contrary, he agrees with the famous concern that just about any prosecutor could get compliant grand juries to indict a ham sandwich.
"Grand juries are part of the judiciary, and the judicial appointment of a prosecutor to protect the integrity of a grand jury process would not violate the separation of powers."
A panel appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court has proposed a series of best practices aimed at injecting an element of fairness into the grand jury process, calling on prosecutors to provide Miranda-like warnings to likely targets of investigations while being mindful of an obligation to introduce exculpatory as well as inculpatory evidence.
This Note will trace the history behind jury bias, the exclusion of black jurors, the need to enhance opportunities for blacks to serve on juries, and how this relates to allowing felons to participate in the jury process.
"These matters should be kept confidential by the general counsel and yet this general counsel has been present throughout the grand jury process. Therefore, I believe that the process for the financial recovery for the OSDH is currently tainted with multiple conflicts of interest." Several lawmakers on the House investigative committee issued a press release after the resignation,in which they said that any information technology purchases would go through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services, which Doerflinger led until he took over at the Department of Health in November.
The proceedings, which took place this week, were the end-result of the deliberations of a 2 4 -member strong jury process of film critics , representing 15 countries, nine of them Arab.