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special jury

formerly, a jury whose members were drawn from some profession or rank of society as well as possessing the usual qualifications for jury service.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

SPECIAL JURY. One selected in a particular way by the parties. A panel is made out, and each party is entitled to strike from it the names of a certain number of jurors, as provided for by the local statutes, and from those who remain, the jury in that case must be selected. This is also called a struck jury.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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