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trial jury

n.
See jury1.

pet′ty

(or pet′it) ju′ry


n.
a jury, usu. of 12 persons, impaneled to render a verdict in a civil or criminal proceeding (disting. from grand jury).
[1680–90]
pet′ty ju′ror, n.
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Stephen Kamlish QC, for Ali, told senior appeal judges the trial jury was likely to have found it impossible to consider the case properly in the circumstances.
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But after the second trial jury was unable to reach verdicts on four historical indecent assault charges, prosecutors said they would not seek a second retrial.
At the trial jury members are presented with Pyx boxes, named after the Roman word for chest.
Lee Marklew, prosecuting, previously told the trial jury: "Prashant Sengar is a man with wandering hands."
Discharging the trial jury, Judge Robert Juckes QC gave prosecutors two weeks to consider whether to seek a re-trial on the remaining charges, all of which relate to the younger complainant.
A grand jury is different from a "petit jury" or a "trial jury," which is the regular jury that decides the guilt or innocence of a defendant.
THE Elaine Doyle murder trial jury were told yesterday how accused John Docherty was arrested in a dawn raid 27 years after the killing.
A DRUGS trial jury was expected to begin its second day of deliberations today.
A MURDER trial jury heard how a gran fatally stabbed her daughterin-law after she threatened to cut off contact with her grandson.