body of jurors

See: array, jury, panel
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"This year's results show that the body of jurors firmly believes that small, economical cars were the best of this year's crop," says British judge Steve Cropley.
While federal defendants are entitled to a unanimous jury, they are also entitled to a competent and actively deliberating body of jurors. To ensure that both objectives are met, judicial intervention into deliberations can help establish whether dismissal of a juror would fall within the accepted standards of just cause.
Judges should be trusted to strike the appropriate balance between protecting jury secrecy and unanimity, while also ensuring that a case is decided by a competent, actively deliberating body of jurors.