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jury box

n. the enclosed area in which the jury sits in assigned seats during a jury trial. (See: jury)

jury box

see BOX.

JURY BOX. A place set apart for the jury to sit in during the trial of a cause.

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The case against Shaniece Dobson, who was accused of murdering her 21-year-old boyfriend Sean Martin, had to be abandoned after a member of the public took a seat in the jury box.
That's been my goal all my life," Mullet said to a hushed courtroom, with his fellow defendants and their attorneys sitting at four defense tables and filling the jury box.
He went on: "Even the most diligent juror will be unable to resist using their phones for a variety of reasons and a month-long stint in a jury box hearing a great deal of allegations about the defendant is bound to raise their curious nature.
From his cell at HMP Frankland in Durham, he wrote: "Even the most diligent juror will be unable to resist using their phones for a variety of reasons and a month-long stint in a jury box hearing a great deal of allegations about the defendant is bound to raise their curious nature.
The left field dimension from 1915 through 1927 was 400 feet and right field was 369 feet to the right front corner of the Jury Box, which is why five of the first six over the fence homers were hit into the right-field bleachers.
Snauer's attorneys first erected a 4-foot wide section of cedar fence near the jury box, which Michaels said was the same height as the 6-foot fence over which Snauer fell.
Given my recent time in the jury box, and noted role in further breaking the system, I was quick to read Jesse J.
This involved 10 solicitors sitting in the jury box of Courtroom 18 at the Birmingham Civil Justice Centre, with each one presenting an aspect of the modern day role of a solicitor.
He had denied all the accusations against him, telling the court from the jury box that one of the victims had been "watching too much TV" when she described things she alleged he had done to her.
Third, the combination of a jury box plus dozens of charges makes it an easy temptation for jurors to split the difference and acquit on most but convict on just enough to destroy your life.
Plus there would be all the other distractions brought about by relics sitting in the jury box.
Now the economy is making it even harder to fill a jury box.