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(ven-eer-ay) n. the list from which jurors may be selected. (See: jury, panel)

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VENIRE, OR VENIRE PACIAS JURATORES, practice. The name of a writ directed to the sheriff commanding him to cause to come from the body of the county before the court from which it issued, on some day certain and therein specified, a certain number of qualified citizens who are to act as jurors in the said court. Steph. Pl. 104; 2 Graydon's Forms, 314; and see 6 Serg. & Rawle, 414; 21 Vin. Ab. 291; Com. Dig. Enquest, C 1, &c.; Id. Pleader, 2 S 12, 3 0 20; Id. Process, D 8; 3 Chit. Pr. 797.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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As Justice Scalia noted in reference to peremptory challenges, "[t]he 'representativeness' constitutionally required at the venire stage can be disrupted at the jury-panel stage." (191) All that is required post-venire is that "in the process of selecting the petit jury the prosecution and defense will compete on an equal basis." (192) That each side may act with equal irrationality does not disturb the constitutionality of peremptory challenges.
The dark grey bar on the left represents black venire members.
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(185) He argued that, although the Sixth Amendment forbids the government from "stack [ing] the deck" by eliminating certain groups from the venire, once both sides operate on a fair playing field, they can exercise peremptory challenges with impunity.
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While courts pick through the web of legal questions that have and will continue to infect Sixth Amendment analysis, it is worth explicitly considering if the venire is sufficient to satisfy public trial concerns.
Em muitas situacoes, por sua formulacao extremamente aberta, sua aplicacao nos casos concretos assemelha se ao venire contra factum proprium, em outras mais propriamente ao tu quoque.
An 'event' is something which 'comes,' since the word is derived from the Latin venire (come), whereas Latin currere (run) yields 'occur.'
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The term voir dire derives from the Latin phrase verum dicere, literally meaning "to speak the truth." (1) In American jurisprudence, voir dire has come to mean the pretrial questioning of venire members during which a judge or party is given the opportunity to ask the prospective jurors questions in an attempt to reveal their personal tendencies and possible biases.