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Panel

A list of jurors to serve in a particular court or for the trial of a designated action. A group of judges of a lesser number than the entire court convened to decide a case, such as when a nine-member appellate court divides into three, three-member groups, and each group hears and decides cases. A plan in reference to prepaid legal services.

The term open-panel legal services refers to a plan in which legal services are paid for in advance, usually by insurance, but in which members can select their own lawyers. Under a closed panel, all legal services are rendered by a group of attorneys previously chosen by the insurer, the union, or another entity.

panel

n. the list of people selected to appear for jury duty. (See: jury, venire)

panel

(Discussion group), noun advisory body, conference, consilium, council, deliberative body, exxhange of views, forum, joint discussion, open discussion, open forum, round table, seminar, summit, symposium

panel

(Jurors), noun body of jurors, body of persons summoned as jurors, body of persons sworn to render a verdict, group of jurors, jury, list of jurors, persons summoned to attend the court as jurymen, triers of fact
Associated concepts: grand jury, panel en banc, petit jury
See also: array, band, body, chamber, conference, jury, meeting

panel

1 a board set up to adjudicate or inquire.
2 in Scots criminal law, the ACCUSED in a serious criminal trial.

PANEL, practice. A schedule or roll containing the names of jurors, summoned by virtue of a writ of venire facias, and annexed to the writ. It is returned into the court whence the venire issued. Co. Litt. 158, b.

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She did so, and the frog hopped into the room, and then straight on--tap, tap--plash, plash-- from the bottom of the room to the top, till he came up close to the table where the princess sat.
But she was mistaken; for when night came again she heard the same tapping at the door; and the frog came once more, and said:
And when the princess opened the door the frog came in, and slept upon her pillow as before, till the morning broke.
Shouldn't do that--shouldn't do that--' the Frog muttered.
Frogs or no frogs, I'm not the editor of a paper and I don't want to defend them; but I am speaking of the unanimity in the intellectual world," said Sergey Ivanovitch, addressing his brother.
When the horses were swollen out to about twice their natural dimensions (there seems to be an idea here, that this kind of inflation improves their going), we went forward again, through mud and mire, and damp, and festering heat, and brake and bush, attended always by the music of the frogs and pigs, until nearly noon, when we halted at a place called Belleville.
There was the swamp, the bush, and the perpetual chorus of frogs, the rank unseemly growth, the unwholesome steaming earth.
Broadheads increase the damage to the frog, but can cut through its side allowing the frog freedom from the shaft and even a severely wounded one can then escape.
Therefore, consider one green frog, one spotted frog and three lily-pads.
He told the two scientists that he had found a southern leopard frog with a very strange croak.
Like many forest frogs, Golden- backed frog is excellent indicator for the health of tropical forest water systems," Prof.
Museum visitors will get eyeball to eyeball with more than 70 live frogs from around the world - including visually stunning creatures with names like Chinese Gliding Frog, Amazon Milk Frog, Fire-bellied Toad and Smokey Jungle Frog, complete with their noisy croaks, yaps, chirps, whoops, snores and whistles - all housed in detailed habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls.