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Impanel

The act of the clerk of the court in making up a list of the jurors who have been selected for the trial of a particular cause. All the steps of ascertaining who shall be the proper jurors to sit in the trial of a particular case up to the final formation.

impanel

v. to select and install a jury. (See: impaneling, jury)

impanel

verb catalog, enter, enumerate, itemize, list, record, register, schedule
Associated concepts: impanel a jury

TO IMPANEL, practice. The writing the names of a jury on a schedule, by the sheriff or other officer lawfully authorized.

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