jury


jury
01. The [jury] returned a verdict of not guilty.
02. For this trial, the [jury] is composed of seven men and five women.
03. The [jury] met for 10 hours before reaching a verdict.
04. The [jury] convicted him of all the charges.
05. The lawyer for O. J. Simpson was able to convince the [jury] that his client had not been fairly treated by the police.
06. The [jury] at the Cannes Film Festival awarded the director a special prize for the movie.
07. The defendant has chosen to be judged by a [jury] of his peers.
08. Robert Frost once said that a [jury] consists of twelve people who determine which client has the better lawyer.
09. She had to miss work for a month while she served on a [jury] that was hearing a murder case.
10. He didn't win the main prize, but did receive a special compliment from the [jury].
11. Ladies and gentlemen of the [jury]; I urge you to find my client not guilty of the charge of murder.
12. The [jury] asked the judge to clarify a number of issues before coming to a verdict.
13. Someone once joked, "Be kind to everybody. You never know who might show up on the [jury] at your trial."
14. A person is disqualified from serving as a [juror] if he or she is not a citizen of this country.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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