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empanelto enter on a list (usually names of persons to be summoned for jury service) or to select (usually a jury) from the names on such a list.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
TO EMPANEL, practice. To make a list or roll, by the sheriff or other authorized officer, of the names of jurors who are summoned to appear for the performance of such service as jurors are required to perform.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.