the sequestration of a jury
During their sequestration, jurors were not allowed to speak to reporters.
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: the act of sequestering : the state of being sequestered
: a writ authorizing an official (as a sheriff) to take into custody the property of a defendant usually to enforce a court order, to exercise quasi in rem jurisdiction, or to preserve the property until judgment is rendered
in the civil law of Louisiana: a deposit in which a neutral person agrees to hold property in dispute and to restore it to the party to whom it is determined to belong
: the cancellation of funds for expenditure or obligation in order to enforce federal budget limitations set by law