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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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To our disappointment the panel eluded our every effort to negotiate its secret lock.
Again and again we turned from one door to another, from the baffling golden panel at one end of the chamber to its mate at the other--equally baffling.
So saying she swung the secret panel that separated us from the apartment in which I had found her, and we stepped through once more into the presence of the other prisoners.
When we had about given up all hope one of the panels turned silently toward us, and the young woman who had led away the banths stood once more beside us.
We lifted the plucky fellow into Raffles's place in the pantry, locked the door on him, and put the key through the panel.
If they mean to take your machine away, it's little good your wrecking their bronze panels, and if they don't, you will get it back as soon as you can ask for it.
On'y he'll lave the panels out o' th' doors sometimes, eh, Seth?
Ne'er heed me, Seth," said Wiry Ben, "y' are a down-right good- hearted chap, panels or no panels; an' ye donna set up your bristles at every bit o' fun, like some o' your kin, as is mayhap cliverer.
While they were thus engaged, the lady of the caravan alighted on the earth, and with her hands clasped behind her, and her large bonnet trembling excessively, walked up and down in a measured tread and very stately manner, surveying the caravan from time to time with an air of calm delight, and deriving particular gratification from the red panels and the brass knocker.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fire Alarm Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Fire Alarm Panels (Conventional Fire Alarm Panels, Addressable Control Panels, & Voice Evacuation Systems), and Fire Alarm Devices (Annunciators, Notification Devices, & Manual Pull Stations).
DisplaySearch said that the strong demand and supply shortage of key glass substrates in the third quarter would continue to further widen the panel supply gap and drive up panel pries.
With these two programs, we're helping to divert thousands of tons of waste from landfills and reusing it for wallboard and ceiling panel production, while also helping our customers and others lower their waste disposal fees," says David Wonnell, director, Environmental and Manufacturing Services at USG Corp.