Definition of jury duty
: service on a jury (a group of people who make a decision in a legal case) He was selected for jury duty.
Word by Word Definitions
: a body of persons sworn to give a verdict on some matter submitted to them
: a body of persons legally selected and sworn to inquire into any matter of fact and to give their verdict according to the evidence
: a committee for judging and awarding prizes at a contest or exhibition
: improvised for temporary use especially in an emergency : makeshift
Legal Definition of jury duty
: the obligation to serve on a jury; also : service on a jury —called also jury service
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