variant spelling of impanel

transitive verb

: to enroll in or on a panel
impanel a jury

Examples of empanel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Twelve jurors and four alternates were empaneled Tuesday for the trial in Sante Fe. Josh Campbell, CNN, 10 July 2024 Amid a number of civil cases in California and New Mexico filed against Baldwin and Rust producers, a new grand jury was empaneled in New Mexico in late 2023, and a new indictment was handed down against the now 66-year-old Baldwin on January 19, 2024. Dominic Patten, Deadline, 9 July 2024 The Civil Grand Jury, empaneled as a local government watchdog, also reviewed nearly 500 emails and district documents and compared San Jose Unified with nine other school districts in the county. Molly Gibbs, The Mercury News, 11 June 2024 In March 2023, Bragg empaneled a new grand jury that voted to indict Trump. Walter Ray Watson, NPR, 19 Apr. 2024 Garcia-Gutierrez is set to remain in jail until a grand jury is empaneled to weigh the evidence against him. The Enquirer, 11 Apr. 2024 The special grand jury was empaneled by Newport News Commonwealth’s Attorney Howard E. Gwynn to examine whether any security lapses contributed to the shooting last year that left Zwerner struggling for her life. Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2024 Florida has empaneled only 22 statewide grand juries in over 40 years. Romy Ellenbogen, Miami Herald, 10 Feb. 2024 Each of our 58 counties empanels a jury of ordinary citizens to serve for one year under the auspices of the state Superior Court. Peter Magnani, The Mercury News, 15 Feb. 2024

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“Empanel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empanel. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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