jury service

jury service
jury service UK US noun [U] LAW
the activity of being a member of a jury, or the period of time during which someone is a member of a jury: be called/summoned for jury service »

She was absent from work because she had been called for jury service.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • jury service — noun • • • Main Entry: ↑jury * * * jury service UK US noun [uncountable] british the obligation to be part of a jury in a court, or time spent doing this Thesaurus: jury, accused, witnesses and defendanthyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • jury service — n: jury duty Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • jury service — jury .service BrE jury .duty AmE n [U] a period of time during which you must be part of a jury …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jury service — noun (U) BrE a period of time during which you must be part of a jury; jury duty AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • jury service — UK / US noun [uncountable] British the obligation to be part of a jury in a court, or time spent doing this …   English dictionary

  • examination for qualification for jury service — index voir dire Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • individual selected for jury service — index juror Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   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

  • jury duty — n: the obligation to serve on a jury; also: service on a jury – called also jury service; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. jury duty …   Law dictionary

  • jury — jury1 juryless, adj. /joor ee/, n., pl. juries., v., juried, jurying. n. 1. a group of persons sworn to render a verdict or true answer on a question or questions officially submitted to them. 2. such a group selected according to law and sworn… …   Universalium

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