foreperson foreperson  /ˈfɔr pər sən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf

Usage(s):

  • When not lawyering, they rotate among the other court roles: judge, bailiff and jury foreperson.

News

  • Grand Jury returns nine true bills

    The July 2013 term of the Emanuel County Grand Jury convened Monday, July 29, 2013 with The Honorable Kathy S. Palmer presiding. Judge Palmer appointed Wade Bedingfield to serve as bailiff and Brian Rogers to serve as foreperson. The grand jurors elected John Proctor as assistant foreperson and T
    on July 31, 2013     Source: The Swainsboro Forest-Blade

Quotes

  • As to the document on the duties of a foreperson, "I scanned down to it to get to the part that talked about the role of the jury foreperson," said Hendrix.
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Jimi Hendrix Source: WSFA

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