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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.


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


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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As in the past, covert photography, recording or transmission of court proceedings will be prohibited, along with frontal or close-up photography of jurors or prospective jurors, photography or electronic recording or transmission of the questioning of prospective jurors during jury impanelment and the electronic recording or transmission of bench conferences, conferences between counsel and counsel-client conferences.