variant spelling of impanel

transitive verb

: to enroll in or on a panel
impanel a jury

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The final examination of prospective jurors to empanel a jury will not occur until November 29, Nathan said. Sonia Moghe, CNN, 9 Nov. 2021 Attorneys look to empanel a group of 64 people before each side begins their strikes, whittling the pool to 12 jurors and four alternates ahead of opening arguments. Shaddi Abusaid, ajc, 27 Oct. 2021 Bryant tried to empanel a jury last fall, but gave up in November. Edmund H. Mahony, courant.com, 4 May 2021 Once cases subside and the nation begins to recover, the Biden administration and Congress should empanel a national commission to capture, institutionalize, invest in, and accelerate continued adoption of these innovations. Kristine Martin Anderson, STAT, 23 Feb. 2021 New York Attorney General Letitia James will empanel a grand jury as part of the investigation into Daniel Prude's death. CBS News, 5 Sep. 2020 July 2013: Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker signs an order to empanel a special grand jury. Mike Cason | Mcason@al.com, al, 28 Aug. 2020 See More

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“Empanel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empanel. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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