trial jury

noun

Definition of trial jury 

: a jury impaneled to try a cause : petit jury

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Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Punitive damages, which a trial jury could additionally award as punishment to compensate a plaintiff for the losses suffered due to harm caused by the defendant, are limited to double the amount of compensatory damages, the law says. James F. Mccarty, cleveland.com, "University Hospitals seeks dismissal of first fertility clinic lawsuits," 11 May 2018 Unlike criminal trials, civil trial jury decisions in California only require three-quarters of the jurors to agree. Avi Selk, Washington Post, "A woman’s hanging at a mansion was a suicide, police decided. A civil jury says they’re wrong.," 5 Apr. 2018

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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trial jury

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Legal Definition of trial jury 

: a jury impaneled to try a case : petit jury

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