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jury-packing

[joo r-ee-pak-ing] /ˈdʒʊər iˌpæk ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of contriving that the majority of those chosen for a jury will be persons likely to have partialities affecting a particular case.
Origin of jury-packing
1865-1870
1865-70
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