juryman


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Synonyms for juryman

someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury

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The Whig theory of government is that Kings exist for the people, and not the people for Kings; that the right of a King is divine in no other sense than that in which the right of a member of Parliament, of a judge, of a juryman, of a mayor, of a headborough, is divine; that, while the chief magistrate governs according to law, he ought to be obeyed and reverenced; that, when he violates the law, he ought to be withstood; and that, when he violates the law grossly, systematically, and pertinaciously, he ought to be deposed.
116) The Court spoke of the presumption as a "maxim which ought to be inscribed in indelible characters in the heart of every judge and juryman," and only overturned by "legal evidence of guilt.
This entry defines "procure" as "[t]o induce privately, to suborn, to bribe (a witness, juryman, etc.
First George became a juryman, then a justice of the country and finally sheriff of Stafford County, the name reflecting the origins of many of the settlers.
Before the trial of Mr Pickwick--for breach of promise of marriage--his solicitor informs him that 'a well-breakfasted juryman is a capital thing to get hold of' because 'a hungry jurymen always find for the plaintiff--particularly if it's near their dinner time'.
One juryman said the broad-rimmed colonial hat was a far too sensible a head covering for the War Office to adopt for the protection of troops from the sun.
Aside from works by Southworth referenced in this essay, examples of antebellum women's fiction critical of capital punishment include Child's "The Juryman," Stephens's Fashion and Famine, Smith's The News-Boy, and Alice Gray's "The Red Cloak.
9) The jury included long--time resident Juan Jose [Jonathan Trumbull] Warner; building contractor William Perry; merchant Kaspare Cohn; saddle maker, councilman and future mayor and city treasurer William Henry Workman; and only one juryman who was not American or European, farmer Martin Sanchez.
His approach is restrained and objective and the end product is a superb summing up on which each juryman can reach his own decision.
He looks at the efficacy of the jury compared to that of a judge and concludes, "If a juryman does not possess that expertness which is the result of long practice, yet neither does he bring to judgement that hardness of heart which is, more or less, the consequence of it.