foreperson


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the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf

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Statistical evidence showed that between 1960 and 1996, not one Chinese American, Filipino American, or Hispanic American served as jury foreperson, and that the statistical likelihood of this occurring was 0.
Management skills are a must for a foreperson, who functions as the shop supervisor.
103) And because another venireman was peremptorily challenged after he revealed his prior service as a substitute corrections officer, the Sixth Circuit concluded that the foreperson was actively attempting to conceal her relations in order to become a member of the jury.
George, who is African-American, was a "first-line supervisor," a position similar to that of a foreperson.
Sydney District Court Judge Peter Zahra cancelled the trial of two men on drugs conspiracy charges after the jury foreperson admitted that four to five jurors had been playing the addictive number sequence game throughout the trial.
In a removals firm, you would be part of a small team of between two and six people, led by a foreperson, who is often the vehicle driver.
Yorker cartoon in which a jury foreperson delivers the following
The foreperson in the Los Angeles retrial of Jeremy Morse, 26, said the panel was divided 6-6 on the matter.
Judge Hammon: "Madam Foreperson, have you reached a verdict with respect to the charges under case 12765 alleging conspiracy to sell drugs by Mr.
Says Ross Heller, "When she learned the foreperson of the Monica Lewinsky grand jury was a [Washingtonj, D.
The Tunnel Leak Remediation Crew is made up of 13 employees: a foreperson, a lead hand, two three structure mechanics, two special vehicle operators, and six structure repair persons.
The major topics of Rule 6 include: (a) Summoning Grand Juries, (b) Objections to Grand Jury and to Grand Jurors, (c) Foreperson and Deputy Foreperson, (d) Who May Be Present, (e) Recording and Disclosure of Proceedings, (f) Finding and Return of Indictment, and (g) Discharge and Excuse.
Youth court proceedings include juvenile offenders and youths who volunteer to be jurors and members of the court, often in the roles of judge, prosecutor, defender, clerk/bailiff and jury foreperson.
In Louisiana, the judge selects the foreperson from grand jury venire.
Now I have the answer when my resident foreperson demands to know when that curtain rail will be fixed.