Definition of STRUCK JURY.


STRUCK JURY.

A special jury selected by striking from the pannel
of jurors, a certain number by each party, so as to leave a number required by
law to try the cause. In general, a list of forty-eight jurors is made out for
each case; the plaintiff strikes off twelve, aud the defendant the same number
from those who remain twelve are to be selected to try the cause, unless they
are challenged for cause. See Challenge.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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