special jury

noun

Legal Definition of special jury

: a specially selected panel of jurors called upon request of a party from a list of presumably more intelligent or knowledgeable prospective jurors for a case involving complicated issues of fact or serious felonies

called also blue-ribbon jury, struck jury

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“Special jury.” The Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/special%20jury. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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