- a private room, adjacent to a courtroom, where a trial jury discusses a case and reaches its verdict.
Origin of jury room
First recorded in 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for jury room
In my judgment you should settle that the first thing when you go to the jury-room.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
"The safe will be removed to the jury-room later for inspection," said Badger.The Incendiary
W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
In the jury-room they can show them what's what; that is where they know their chance is coming.
The attendant asks for the bill and returns to the jury-room.
There must have been something very much amiss in the jury-room.