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A jury selected from a panel chosen for a specific case, rather than from a panel for the selection of jurors for cases in general.
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(Law) (formerly) a jury whose members were drawn from some profession or rank of society as well as possessing the usual qualifications for jury service
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|Noun||1.||special jury - a jury whose members are selected for special knowledge for a case involving complicated issues|
jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
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