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

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The court noted that the trial judge conducted the initial voir dire in which the foreperson assured him that she would not allow her professional background to be substituted for the evidence presented by the witnesses: was present during the trial, observed the witnesses: and heard their testimony.
REMOVAL men and women work in small teams of between two to six, led by a foreperson, who is also usually the driver.
122 (2006) (arguing that court officials, implicitly biased because of the model minority stereotype, believed that Asian Americans were not good forepersons because they were not good leaders); see also Benson, supra note 135, at 47 (hypothesizing that a judge who accepted prejudiced stereotypes of Asian Americans as "introverted and timid" would not select a Chinese American foreperson).
The shop foreperson plans and coordinates all the activities of shop workers.
Instead, the juror serves on the jury, becomes the foreperson, and signs a verdict to convict you.
Other classic examples are when the jury foreperson announces "we find the defendant guilty," transforming a citizen into a convict, and when a magician casts a charm or spell on an object or person with words like, "I charm thy inside of canoe.
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.
Runnels, (139) a criminal defendant convicted of murder appealed the guilty verdict on habeas corpus grounds, arguing that Chinese Americans, Filipino Americans, and Hispanic Americans had been excluded from serving as foreperson on the grand jury that indicted him.
Professor Phyllis Crocker of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has written a useful and informative article about her personal experiences as the foreperson of a Cuyahoga County grand jury in Cleveland, Ohio--a temporary, part-time, appointive position.
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.