jury-packing

[ joo r-ee-pak-ing ]
/ ˈdʒʊər iˌpæk ɪŋ /

noun

the practice of contriving that the majority of those chosen for a jury will be persons likely to have partialities affecting a particular case.

Nearby words

  1. jury box,
  2. jury is still out, the,
  3. jury process,
  4. jury room,
  5. jury wheel,
  6. jury-rig,
  7. jury-rigged,
  8. juryman,
  9. jurywoman,
  10. jus

Origin of jury-packing

First recorded in 1865–70

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