empanel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v empanel select from a list "empanel prospective jurors"
    • v empanel enter into a list of prospective jurors
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Empanel (Law) A list of jurors; a panel.
    • v. t Empanel See Impanel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • empanel See impanel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Empanel to enter the names of a jury on a panel
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. em-,L. in,) + panel,

Usage

In literature:

The empanelled walls were white, with here a gilt mirror, flanked on either side by a girandole in ormolu.
"The Lion's Skin" by Rafael Sabatini
Her word would stand against that of all of the victims combined before any jury that could be empaneled.
"Constance Dunlap" by Arthur B. Reeve
I'll empanel a jury later.
"Ashton-Kirk, Investigator" by John T. McIntyre
On the day the jury was empanelled, the prisoner and every one else knew what it was to be.
"Speeches from the Dock, Part I" by Various
The first jury of the alcaldean court was empanelled in September, 1846.
"In the Footprints of the Padres" by Charles Warren Stoddard
No attention was paid to his complaint, and the jury was empanelled.
"The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance" by Hall Caine
The Sheriff who empanelled the jury was a political enemy of the accused.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
The jury was empanelled.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
In civil causes, juries were seldom empanelled, because they were attended by very considerable expense and delay.
"Western Characters" by J. L. McConnel
Upon the morning of Dic's arraignment he was brought into court and the jury was empanelled.
"A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties" by Charles Major
A jury was empanelled in the usual way.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
Since this jury was empaneled you have had the collapse of one of the greatest powers of modern times.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
No jury was empanelled and no witnesses were called; she was condemned, simply on her confession, to be burnt.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
Pregnancy was pleaded, and a jury of matrons were empanelled, who returned a verdict adverse to the prisoner.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Turning short at the head of this, Tate opened a small empanelled door, and with a gesture of caution moved forwards.
"The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
A special jury was empanelled.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
That a special jury cannot be empanelled to try a felony.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
We should empanel a jury-rudder.
"Caybigan" by James Hopper
In 1244 he sat on a committee which was empanelled to consider a demand for a subsidy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
In practice thirty-four jurors are summoned by the sheriff, and not more than twenty-four are empanelled.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

Judge Stearns plans on having the empanelment done in four days.
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In science:

Each institution, including NOAO, was responsible for creating its own HET proposal system, which was denoted ”Phase I”; i.e., each participant empaneled an independent Telescope Allocation Committee (TAC), and there was no interaction or coordination between the TACs.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
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