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jury box

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jury box an enclosure within a courtroom for the jury
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Usage

In literature:

At last an old man wearing a Loyal Legion button went into the jury-box.
"In Our Town" by William Allen White
Man in the Jury Box, The.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
A bell rang, and, heralded by the usher proclaiming silence, the judges returned to the bench and the jury to their box.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
Assuredly nothing like them was ever seen in a jury-box, even in the mixed population of Louisiana.
"The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831" by Various
The twelve good men and true in the jury box bent forward attentively as she met the lawyer's questions.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
When twelve of these professors are put in a box, it is called a jury.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
The witness box is located between the judge's bench and the jury box.
"The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton
The dummy was placed in an erect position at the left of the witness box and facing the jury.
"The Mysterious Murder of Pearl Bryan" by Unknown
Today I will hand you to your seat in full sight of the jury box.
"The Magnificent Adventure" by Emerson Hough
A slight barrier consisting of a pole thrown across one corner of the room set aside a jury box.
"Gold" by Stewart White
Then Wood walked down to the jury-box and took Eli's hand.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 9" by Various
At the corner of the gallery facing the jury-box D'Esmonde and Cahill were seated.
"The Daltons, Volume II (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
The protest, however, was promptly overruled, and the first ten men of the special venire took their seats in the jury box.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
They are not liable to bribery, for they are unknown to the parties until they come into the jury-box.
"An Essay on the Trial by Jury" by Lysander Spooner
In less than half an hour the creaking of a door awoke the drowsy court, and the jury were seen re-entering the box.
"Roland Cashel Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
To the left of the dock is the witness-stand, and further to the left the jury box.
"In Jail with Charles Dickens" by Alfred Trumble
With the ordinary twelve men in a jury-box Mr. Choate was a wizard.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9" by Various
The men in the jury box there, they are to decide my fate.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
Those were times when the brow-beating judge could crush the bar; nor were the jury always safe in the sanctuary of the jury-box.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
None said nay, and she found a few inches of standing-room behind the jury-box.
"Anna of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
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In poetry:

The Jury pannel'd, box'd, and swore,
Were wiser than some were before--
Declar'd the thumps and tweaks he brought
Were not from "malice aforethought;"
A verdict gave for the defendant;
So they and I shall make an end on't.
"The True Lover's Knot" by William Hutton

In news:

Joy Jo Headley, 34, of HC 60, Box 44, New Martinsville, received two indictments from the September grand jury.
TMI in the military, in the jury box and on the gridiron.
We're all at risk when some feel excluded from jury box .
All over the United States, recycling facilities process our boxes and jury summons letters, our beer and water bottles, our milk jugs and take-out containers.
TMI in the military, in the jury box and on the gridiron .
This is a picture of an empty jury box.
Unanimously, the Supreme Court overturned the death sentence conviction and said the decision was based on jury misconduct which in addition to the tweeting juror included one who fell asleep in the jury box.
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