jury jury  /ˈdʒʊ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
  2. (n) a committee appointed to judge a competition

Usage(s):

  1. Testimony begins in front of a grand jury in the investigation into whether the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame was improperly leaked to the press.
  2. One of the 11 jurors in Lewis Libby's perjury trial describes how they arrived at a guilty verdict.
  3. The jury was told he could be found guilty if he was suspicious of fraud but consciously avoided finding out.

News

  1. Jury selection moves into second phase in George Zimmerman trial

    Jury selection in the George Zimmerman murder trial entered a new phase on Wednesday as attorneys quizzed the pool of 40 potential jurors asked to return to the court for a second round of questioning.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Jury whittled in Zimmerman trial

    The first phase of jury selection in George Zimmerman's trial wrapped up Tuesday after 40 jurors had been chosen to move on to a second round of questioning.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Jury recommends death for 2009 Cache slayings

    A jury has recommended a death sentence for an Oklahoma man convicted in the 2009 killings of a Comanche County couple.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: News On 6 Tulsa

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Quotes

  1. "I'm innocent, very innocent, and I did not do the things she has accused me in this courtroom of doing," Thomas said. "I'm extremely disappointed that the jury did not see the facts in this case. I will appeal this, and I remain confident in...
    on Oct 2, 2005 By: Isiah Thomas Source: 940 News

  2. "It was my idea, and I owned the rights in the first place," Johnson said in a statement. "From the beginning, I have asked only that Rysher honor our contract, and I am so pleased that the jury agreed with me."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Don Johnson Source: NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

  3. "This is what we expected," Simpson told The Associated Press before he left the courtroom. "If I have any disappointment it's that I wish a jury was here. As always, I rely on the jury system."
    on Nov 14, 2005 By: Nicole Brown Simpson Source: 940 News

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