impanel impanel  /ɪm ˈpæ nəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) enter into a list of prospective jurors
  2. (v) select from a list

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Starr has said that when the term of his Little Rock grand jury expires on May 7, he almost surely won't impanel another one.
  2. The Lewinsky panel expired a year ago, leaving Ray little choice but to impanel a new one if he hoped to ponder whether to bring charges.
  3. It is sheer waste to impanel a jury for every auto-accident case.

News

  1. Ethics Committee sets aside Bachmann investigation

    REUTERS/Jason Reed Rep. Michele Bachmann WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced Wednesday that it wouldn't pursue a full-scale investigation into complaints against Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign at this time, though it will keep the case open. The Ethics Committee said it would continue to gather facts about the Bachmann case but wouldn't impanel an investigative ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: MinnPost

  2. Ethics Committee declines to pursue Bachmann investigation for now

    REUTERS/Jason Reed Rep. Michele Bachmann WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee announced Wednesday that it wouldn't pursue a full-scale investigation into complaints against Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign at this time, though it will keep the case open. The Ethics Committee said it would continue to gather facts about the Bachmann case but wouldn't impanel an investigative ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: MinnPost

  3. House Ethics Committee extends Michele Bachmann probe

    While deciding to pursue the Bachmann case further, the Ethics Committee leaves the four-term congresswoman somewhat in an ethical limbo: The committee chose not to dismiss the case against her; nor did it immediately impanel a subcommittee to conduct hearings into the case.
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "The recently signed purse supplement was a short term solution for an industry with longer term issues," said Codey (D-Essex). "We feel it is imperative that the Governor impanel this commission as soon as possible so we can have a...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Richard J Codey Source: PolitickerNJ (blog)

  2. "A recent rash of crimes committed by public officials in South Florida has led to a crisis of confidence among those who have elected them to office", Crist said in his release. "I have petitioned the Florida Supreme Court to impanel a Grand...
    on Oct 15, 2009 By: Charlie Crist Source: North Country Gazette

  3. "Better to impanel a thoughtful body of citizens to do a Nuremberg-style inquiry, but without any predetermined bias in favor of either removal from office or criminal prosecution," Kmiec said.
    on Apr 21, 2009 By: Douglas Kmiec Source: Los Angeles Times

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