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jury box

n. the enclosed area in which the jury sits in assigned seats during a jury trial. (See: jury)

jury box

see BOX.

JURY BOX. A place set apart for the jury to sit in during the trial of a cause.

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1) This January, however, the room itself became the subject of legal argument when attorney Michael Ramsey requested seats for himself and his client at the table on the left, closest to the jury box and directly across from the witness stand.
In 1979, Elizabeth Loftus, the famous memory researcher and University of California psychologist, tested the effects of this kind of advertising on potential jurors and their decision making in the jury box.
I headed immediately for the jury box but it turned out that they wanted you to sit in the audience section.
The kids get to choose something from the jury box if they have done a good job on their reading and writing tasks.
PLODDING back and forth before the jury box, he bludgeoned the panel with his case, belaboring every point, and filled the air with excruciating minutiae, lifting his chin and dragging his vowels in a most irksome way.
In 1926, for example, the board purchased 207 opera chairs from the Southern School Supply Company, plus one judge's desk, one judge's chair, two tables for the bar, one clerk's desk, one sheriff's desk, one witness box, one jury box, thirteen jury chairs, one reporter's desk, and one sixteen foot long bench presumably for witnesses sitting within the bar.
People bring their own experiences to the jury box.
The plot concerns four couples at odds with each other and is set in a courtroom where the judge, lawyers, and jurors are also the instrumentalists playing the music, seated behind their benches and jury box.
All the navel-gazing in the jury box had given way to a giant sucking sound: positive evidence of a sea change.
Lawyer Udi Granna was shocked when he went to court in Bari, Italy, to find his client sitting in the jury box.
In the jury box, I had the feeling of watching a drama carefully staged to plant doubt in my mind about every piece of evidence and the credibility of each person in the witness box.
Robel Resez, guilty (AP) Durham - Resez screamed, when the verdict was read, and charged toward the jury box .