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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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Katie's father Paul wiped his eyes as he left court with her mother, Alison, and many other members of their family who watched proceedings from the jury box.
Nobody knew I was pregnant, of course, and as I'm sitting in the jury box, listening to the case, I stood up and threw up everywhere.
Hopefully the next people judging the so-called look-alike are doing so from the jury box.
Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh told jurors after a short session Wednesday morning that they may have noticed another empty seat in the jury box.
For example, if the judge is seated particularly close to the jury box (as is the case in some jurisdictions), the judge might frequently walk to the side of the courtroom to have sidebar conferences.
But the people have lost sight of their duty to vote in the jury box as they vote in the ballot box.
To ease the trauma of testifying, she and her fellow survivors took turns sitting in the witness stand, the jury box, and even--with the permission of the court--the judge's chair.
What you do in the bedroom--or more specifically who--shouldn't affect what you do in the jury box, a federal judge has ruled.
McLean, of Greenfield Avenue, Oakes, was wearing a blue sweatshirt and jeans as he sat in the dock a few metres away from some of Mr Feather's relatives who were allowed to sit in the jury box.
And unanimity at the Founding on juries may have been accomplished by broad exclusions of folks who weren't even able to climb into the jury box. And if we open the jury box to more diverse citizenry, it may be unrealistic to imagine that the juries will always be able to achieve unanimity, just as it's not realistic to imagine that the Senate will always be able to achieve unanimity.
AEG's lawyer Marvin Putnam argued that there was "a risk in allowing any of them in the courtroom", as their seats would be close to the jury box in the Los Angeles courtroom and all of Jackson's siblings are expected to be called as witnesses in the trial, except Marlon.
As the panel of eight women and four men once more took their seats in the jury box at London's Southwark Crown Court he told them, "I'm very sorry some of you have got difficulties.