trial by jury

noun phrase

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

Examples of trial by jury in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The plaintiff is asking for at least $50,000 in damages for each count, and has demanded a trial by jury. Kerry Breen, CBS News, 18 July 2023 During the hearing, Cliff Davidson, the defense attorney representing defendant Schott-Deputy, submitted a motion to invalidate the default order, seeking a trial by jury for Schott-Deputy due to his client's inability to comply with the court appearance. Jamie Joseph, Fox News, 24 Aug. 2023 But unlike the right to assemble or trial by jury, their role was not prescribed by the founders. Hillel Italie, Fortune, 4 July 2023 The two women, and any others who join the class action suit, are requesting damages and a trial by jury. Brenna Ehrlich, Rolling Stone, 17 Aug. 2023 Erie, based in the Pennsylvania city of the same name, had sought a trial by jury in the federal case. Lorraine Mirabella, Baltimore Sun, 14 Aug. 2023 Thao waived his right to a trial by jury in October 2022 for his state charges. Rachel Schilke, Washington Examiner, 7 Aug. 2023 Advertisement Her legal team has requested a trial by jury. Victoria Bisset, Washington Post, 26 July 2023 The lawsuit asks for a trial by jury and seeks $400,000 in damages for Patel, who now lives in Florida. Maliya Ellis,, 11 July 2023 See More

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“Trial by jury.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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trial by jury

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