Struck jury
Struck Struck, imp. & p. p. of {Strike}. [1913 Webster]

{Struck jury} (Law), a special jury, composed of persons having special knowledge or qualifications, selected by striking from the panel of jurors a certain number for each party, leaving the number required by law to try the cause. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • struck jury — n 1: a jury that is selected from a venire of usu. forty people from which potential jurors are struck by attorneys for each side alternately until a specified number (as twelve) of jurors are left 2: special jury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …   Law dictionary

  • struck jury — n. a jury of 12 drawn from the panel of names remaining after each side has been permitted to strike out a certain number of the original list of names …   English World dictionary

  • Struck jury — A struck jury is a multi step process of selecting a jury from a pool. First potential jurors are eliminated for hardship. Second jurors are eliminated for cause by conducting voir dire until there is a pool available that is exactly the size of… …   Wikipedia

  • struck jury — noun : a special jury of 12 members selected from 48 taken by the sheriff indifferently from those qualified to act as special jurymen, reduced to 24 by the attorney for each side striking out the names of 12, and chosen from these 24 by the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • struck jury — A jury chosen from a panel drawn for a particular case, not from the regular panel, sometimes called a special jury. A jury drawn by the exercise of strikes, each party being entitled to strike a certain number of names of persons appearing as… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • struck jury — A special jury. See also striking a jury …   Black's law dictionary

  • struck jury — Law. a jury obtained by special agreement between the opposing attorneys, each taking turns in eliminating a member of the impaneled group until 12 members remain. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • STRUCK JURY —    a jury of men who possess special qualifications to judge of the facts of a case …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • demand for struck jury — A demand for a jury from a panel that is struck or chosen for a particular case, not from the regular panel for the term of court. 31 Am J Rev ed Jur § 90 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Jury selection — are many methods used to choose the people who will serve on a trial jury. The jury pool is first selected from among the community using a reasonably random method. The prospective jurors are then questioned in court by the judge and/or… …   Wikipedia

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