trial by jury

noun phrase

Definition of trial by jury

: a trial that is decided by a jury
  • I demand my right to a trial by jury.

Word by Word Definitions

trial play
  1. : the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue

  2. : the action or process of trying or putting to the proof : test

  3. : a preliminary contest (as in a sport)

  1. : of, relating to, or used in a trial

  2. : made or done as a test or experiment

  3. : used or tried out in a test or experiment

jury play
  1. : a body of persons sworn to give a verdict on some matter submitted to them

  2. : a committee for judging and awarding prizes at a contest or exhibition

  3. : one (such as the public or test results) that will decide

  1. : to select material as appropriate for exhibition in (something, such as an art show)

  1. : improvised for temporary use especially in an emergency : makeshift


Law Dictionary

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