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Synonyms for juryman

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

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`Are they in the prisoner's handwriting?' asked another of they jurymen.
This being done, a gentleman in black, who sat below the judge, proceeded to call over the names of the jury; and after a great deal of bawling, it was discovered that only ten special jurymen were present.
A visible effect was produced immediately, several jurymen beginning to take voluminous notes with the utmost eagerness.
Krook's back second floor, from which a few of the jurymen retire pale and precipitately.
For some little time the jurymen hang about the Sol's Arms colloquially.
proven by systematic exclusion of eligible jurymen of the proscribed
(66) Indeed, before the Bill of Rights, anti-federalists wrote frequently on the parade of horribles that would result if the federal government were not constrained by local jurymen. (67) And one of the most popular criticisms lobbed against the initial Constitution was its lack of civil jury protections.
The Post reported that as the minutes wore on "rumours of disagreement circulated, and subsequent information elicited tends to show that a very active minority of the 12 jurymen were for some time strongly in favour of an acquittal".
A well-known instance of this openness, and a testament to its thoughtful and critical bent, was court debate between Buddhists and Daoists for which 'there were present as jurymen more than two hundred Confucian scholars'.
By the time of the trial, special juries were used primarily to 'ensure a higher class of jurymen' than common jurors: James Oldham, 'Special Juries in England: Nineteenth Century Usage and Reform' (1987) 8 Journal of Legal History 148, 151.
Thirteen of the eighteen jurymen that served the refreshed Gloucestershire Commission in 1588 can be identified in the lay subsidies of either 1585 or 1592.
(67) Several of the holdings commented on the interest in the case among the local community in Ireland and Lord Blackburn observed that "it appears from the report of the learned Judge that the jurymen intimated that, if the question was left for them, they were prepared to find a verdict for the Defendants." (68) Such comments echo Silverman's observation from southeast Ireland, namely that the private claims over inland fisheries were unpopular with the local population.
However, the jurymen, who had been much entertained by the defence barrister's banter, returned a verdict for the defendant after just a few minutes.