Origin of petit jury
OTHER WORDS FROM petit jurypetit juror, noun
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How to use petit jury in a sentence
The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.
A grand jury investigated but found Foster had broken no law.
Had he been competently represented, the jury might well have failed to concur on a death sentence.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Widespread, popular protests began last week after the local grand jury decision.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall|Jacob Siegel|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brooklyn district attorney Ken Thompson explained his decision to impanel a grand jury in a statement released Friday.
Louis Petit de Bachaumon died; a native of Paris, known as the author of several literary works.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
“Mon pauvre petit, you are hungry,” said Aristide, carrying it to the car racked by the clattering engine.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
In 1883 she served with many distinguished artists on the art jury of the International Exhibition at Amsterdam.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Seven months later Captain Preston and other soldiers implicated in the riot were tried before a Boston jury.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
Governor S—— was a splendid lawyer, and could talk a jury out of their seven senses.