juror

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n juror someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Juror (Law) A member of a jury; a juryman. "I shall both find your lordship judge and juror ."
    • Juror A member of any jury for awarding prizes, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n juror One who takes or has taken an oath; one who swears; an oath-taker. Compare nonjuror.
    • n juror One who serves on a jury; a juryman; a person sworn to deliver the truth on the evidence given him concerning any matter in question or on trial. See jury.
    • n juror The syndic of a gild or trade, elected by the members of a craft to act as arbiter between master and man, examine apprentices, initiate masters, and represent the body of them.
    • n juror One of a body of men selected to adjudge prizes, etc., at a public exhibition or competition of any kind
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Juror one who serves on a jury—also Ju′ryman
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Quotations

  • Ambrose Bierce
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    “Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. jureur, one who takes oath, L. jurator, a swearer, fr. jurare, jurari, to swear. See Jury (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. juré, sworn—jurer—L. jurāre, to swear.

Usage

In literature:

Nothing could be conceived more passive than the obedience promised, or more stringent than the terms by which the juror bound himself.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Often, too, the patience of jurors was severely tried by the non-appearance of counsel.
"Old Roads and New Roads" by William Bodham Donne
It is difficult to say whether it was fear or pity that determined the decision of the jurors.
"Violence and the Labor Movement" by Robert Hunter
Even in states, where our numbers have almost doubled, have we seen one statesman, one officer, or one juror?
"Thoughts on African Colonization" by William Lloyd Garrison
Witnesses and jurors were terrified into silence.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
The Court had been opened, and was crowded with lawyers, petit jurors, witnesses, and excited spectators.
"The Advocate" by Charles Heavysege
You as Jurors are to do Justice by the law, not injustice.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker
An honest juror yields to no friendship, nor bears any enmity.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
Women have served in the legislature and in many minor offices; they are not eligible as jurors.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
I have great respect for the honest convictions of jurors, even when I think they are wrong.
"The Spiritualists and the Detectives" by Allan Pinkerton
I want you to withdraw a juror in this case and consent to a mistrial.
"The Case and Exceptions" by Frederick Trevor Hill
But it has its evils where the area from which the jurors are drawn is small, such as a town of a few thousand inhabitants.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Shortly after nine supper was sent in to the jurors, and the rumor went out that they were unable to reach a conclusion.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
The accused looked straight into the faces of the jurors.
"Anne" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
I hear our jurors refuse to serve, because the writs are issued in the King's name.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
Jurors, when their fixed ideas are attacked, have just as hard heads and hearts as the stiffest despots and their servile officials.
"The Ego and His Own" by Max Stirner
I am drawn to serve as a juror, and pass upon this offence.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 3 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
We might draw lots, as we do for jurors, and save a good deal of time and money.
"The Chainbearer" by J. Fenimore Cooper
A proclamation was issued for putting the laws in force against them and all non-jurors.
"London in Modern Times" by Unknown
In token of which, as well the Coroner as we the said jurors have attached our seals,' etc.
"The Crooked Stick" by Rolf Boldrewood
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In poetry:

Tortur'd by severe suspense,
I the Jurors' Verdict wait,
Ere I may depart from hence,
Their decision seals my fate.
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
How short is this momentous hour!
O! how swift the minutes fly!
Soon the Jurors, arm'd with power,
Will come to bid me live or die.
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
Ye Jurors cautiously proceed,
When the question's left to you,
Not 'Has the Culprit done the deed?'
But 'Was the deed a crime to do?'
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
Shall I the lenient Verdict hear,
Thrilling through my shivering frame?
Ye Jurors, clad in smiles appear,
To realize this happy dream.
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
Rapt Fancy hears the Cherub plead: ...
Propitious is the Culprit's fate,
If one, by tender mercy sway'd,
Amongst the Jurors takes his seat.
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
Should you e'er a Culprit stand,
You'll wish mankind all Christians then;
If e'er you raise the Culprit's hand,
You'll wish the Jurors Christian Men.
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield

In news:

Earlier today, prosecutor Robb Miller told jurors that Andrade was a homophobe bent on killing Zapata sometime after they met on an Internet dating site that catered to gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.
Jurors were shown gruesome photos as the trial gets under way for a Pacific, Missouri man accused of killing his girlfriend.
Judge, attorneys in Durham trial look for jurors untainted by media reports.
John Edwards trial judge sends colorful alternate jurors home.
Bored jurors are 'fed up.
The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial said jurors were getting bored with the pace of the case and told both sides Tuesday to stop wasting time with unnecessary questions.
Jurors begin deliberating sex abuse case.
The judge overseeing the case told jurors he expects closing arguments on Thursday.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. Simpson's judge removed a juror in the middle of deliberations and ordered talks to start anew, the crisis was reminiscent of three other high-profile trials.
The jury selection process for Amy Senser's trial on charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident in Minneapolis focused on whether potential jurors had followed news coverage of the case.
Jurors Hear Details Of Hayes' Troubled Upbringing , Drug Habit.
Defense attorneys trying to persuade jurors to spare the life of.
Also allowing more attorney participation in selections of jurors.
Accused killer Roderick Sims was not pleased that all of the people summoned as potential jurors for his trial in Lewisburg were white.
BOSTON — Jurors in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill have ended deliberations for a fifth day without reaching a verdict.
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In science:

These studies employ explicit relevance judgments made by the jurors.. 2. Click-through studies analyze click data from actual search engine users. As users give their relevance judgments only through their selection behavior, we speak of implicit relevance judgments here. Both approaches have merits.
Credibility in Web Search Engines
As can be seen, the main problem with using credibility in search engine evaluations is recruiting suitable expert jurors.
Credibility in Web Search Engines
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