jury box

noun

Legal Definition of jury box

1 : the usually enclosed place where the jury sits in a courtroom — compare bar, bench, dock, sidebar, stand
2 : a box from which the names of prospective jurors are drawn by chance : jury wheel

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“Jury box.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/jury%20box. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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