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special jury

n.
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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special jury

n
(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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Noun1.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
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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'It'll come on, in the settens after Term: fourteenth of Febooary, we expect; we've marked it a special jury cause, and it's only ten down the paper.
A 'Special Jury Award', with a prize money of USD 15,000, went to Ana Katz's Argentine/Brazil/France co-production 'Sueno Florianopolis'.
That the Humayun-Saeed-Mehwish-Hayat-starrer Punjab Nahi Jaungi (2017) won a special jury award at the 1st SOC Film Festival held last week in Qingdao, China, is old news now.
Additionally, the Special Jury prize for documentary films was given to director Medhat Majed for "El Manfa" (Exile), produced by the Higher Institute of Cinema.
Villegas Cultural Award and a Special Jury Prize for Nick Joaquin.
The film presented feminism in a new and bold light." For the first time, the Special Jury Narrative Award was a tie between Aisha al Jaidah's 1001 Days (Qatar/2017), an animated film that explores the story behind the story of the famous 1001 Nights, addressing eternal issues like sacrifice, equality and bravery, and Nibu Vasudevan's Walls (Qatar/2017), a CG animation in which a race of skeleton-like, robotic creatures are engaged in a pointless, seemingly endless war with an unseen enemy.
"Sivas," which won the Special Jury Prize at this year's Venice Film Festival, follows the stories of an 11-year-old boy named Aslan (yzci) and his fighting dog, Sivas, in a rural area of the Anatolian province of Yozgat.
Special Jury Prize: Claudia Corbelli and Greg White for AL JRA (THE NEIGHBOUR) -- UAE
A Special Jury Prize went to Dina Farouk, producer of "Harag wa Marag" (Chaos, Disorder), the debut feature of Egyptian director Nadine Khan.
"We have succeeded in bringing together diverse resources into a single seminar aimed at supporting entrepreneurship in the film industry," said Sana Bagersh, Founder of Tamakkan, whose film The Journey won Black Pearl Special Jury award in the Emirates shorts category of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival.--
Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, the film won five awards at the Venice Film Festival including the Special Jury Prize and it was nominated for the Golden Lion Award.

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