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jury box

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

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jury box

see BOX.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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* Making jury boxes and jury deliberation rooms accessible to individuals with disabilities, including persons who use mobility devices such as wheelchairs and scooters.
As more members of this generation take seats in jury boxes, lawyers would be well advised to use focus groups drawn from this population to assess the effectiveness of their case themes, expert witnesses, trial strategies, and opening statements.