Study history and see how juries have treated black victims, and black defendants.
With juries, admissions tend to trump other evidence as much as a full house beats two of a kind.
“juries usually prefer circumstantial evidence to direct evidence,” the judge said.
But juries are notoriously unpredictable and occasionally irrational.
And, as in Perugia, juries in the United States much more often than not reject these defenses.
He was all-powerful with juries, and with the people he was always a favorite.
Emancipists sat on these juries, and exulted in the privilege.
juries be everything, and juries will go accordin' to their feelin's, as well as other men.
juries are uncertain; the law is somewhat elastic; judges are peculiar.
A magistrate relies only on reason and its laws; juries are floated to and fro by the waves of sentiment.
early 14c. (attested from late 12c. in Anglo-Latin), from Anglo-French juree (late 13c.), from Medieval Latin iurata "an oath, an inquest," fem. past participle of Latin iurare "to swear," from ius (genitive iuris) "law" (see jurist). Meaning "body of persons chosen to award prizes at an exhibition" is from 1851. Grand jury attested from early 15c. in Anglo-French (le graund Jurre).
"temporary," 1610s, in jury-mast, a nautical term for a temporary mast put in place of one broken or blown away, of uncertain origin. The word perhaps is ultimately from Old French ajurie "help, relief," from Latin adjutare (see aid (n.)).