What is another word for jury?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈʊ͡əɹi] (IPA)

The word "jury" refers to a group of individuals selected to hear evidence in a court case and determine a verdict. Synonyms for this word could include "panel," "tribunal," "judicatory," "arbiters," and "judges." A "panel" typically refers to a group of experts who provide advice or guidance. A "tribunal" is a group of officials who hold legal power and pass judgement. "Judicatory" refers to a legal system that oversees proceedings and renders judgements. "Arbiters" are people entrusted with the power to resolve disputes impartially. "Judges" are individuals appointed or elected to preside over a court of law. All these synonyms carry similar meanings and can be used interchangeably in most contexts.

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Usage examples for Jury

"They don't sit on the body, they sit on the jury," said John, with contempt.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
"I don't know," he said to himself, "I don't know if this story can be made to satisfy a jury or not.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
And you must make the jury see that your return was a matter of-of-well, conscience-and so forth.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Jury

  • Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury.
    Florence E. Allen
  • Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail?
    Stephen Ambrose
  • We operate under a jury system in this country, and as much as we complain about it, we have to admit that we know of no better system, except possibly flipping a coin.
    Dave Barry
  • A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
    Edmund Barton
  • Good-looking individuals are treated better than homely ones in virtually every social situation, from dating to trial by jury.
    Martha Beck

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