Definition of impanel
: to enroll in or on a panel impanel a jury
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After Ms. Danner’s death, the Bronx district attorney, Darcel D. Clark, asked the state to impanel a special grand jury to hear evidence in the case.
The judges said Morales had not provided any reason to impanel a grand jury.
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Definition of impanel for English Language Learners
law : to choose people to serve on a jury
Legal Definition of impanel
: to form (a jury) especially by summoning and selecting the members; specifically : to enroll (a list of selected jurors) in a court — compare array
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