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n a certain number of citizens selected according to law and sworn to inquire of certain matters of fact and to declare the truth on evidence submitted to them.
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Before, we would argue a case in front of a jury of peers of the accused.
The pressure on a jury of peers was illustrated by the Henry Fonda Twelve Angry Men.
I also learned as a child, again probably from TV, that in this great country a person is considered innocent until a jury of peers decides otherwise.
com's mission has been building a worldwide jury of peers to help everyday people decide who is right and who is wrong in everyday problems.
The EDN Innovation Award is significant because it is voted on by a jury of peers, representing a worldwide audience of electronics engineers.
The CODiE Award is particularly meaningful because, to win it, participants must compete in front of a jury of peers," said David Kim, Vice President of Product Management for TheMarkets.
Besides the fact that 90 percent of the attorneys cannot pronounce the term correctly, this process of legalized jury tampering is designed to produce anything but a jury of peers.