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jury
 n.  committee appointed to judge a case
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  I knew of their guilt though, and I determined that I should be judge, jury, and executioner all rolled into one.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
2  A few there were, who seemed unmindful of him, and looked only to the jury, in impatient wonder how they could delay.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
3  The jury returned, and passed him close.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
4  This explanation was borne out by the post-mortem examination, which showed long-standing organic disease, and the coroner's jury returned a verdict in accordance with the medical evidence.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
5  By the time that you discovered me upon the moor I had a complete knowledge of the whole business, but I had not a case which could go to a jury.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
6  I really think we have enough to go before a jury.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
7  And yet he was absolutely incapable of working out the practical points which must be gone into before a case could be laid before a judge or jury.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
8  "That's for a jury to decide," said Lestrade.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
9  I fancy that I have evidence enough to satisfy a jury, even if you are able to pick a hole in it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
10  Watson, you are a British jury, and I never met a man who was more eminently fitted to represent one.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
11  Now, gentleman of the jury, you have heard the evidence.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
12  The coroner's jury brought in the obvious Wilful Murder, but the parties remained as unknown as ever.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
13  'Consider your verdict,' the King said to the jury.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
14  'Write that down,' the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. Who Stole the Tarts?
15  'That's very important,' the King said, turning to the jury.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII. Alice's Evidence
Example Sentence: (48 in 4 pages)
16  Last month, a federal grand jury began mulling evidence in the case.
17  The lawyer made a tearful plea to bias the jury.
18  The jury is expected to be sequestered for at least two months.
19  The jury found him guilty by a majority verdict.
20  The jury were divided in opinion.
21  A New York jury brought criminal indictments against the founder of the organization.
22  Judge Ian Starforth Hill said the jury's task was "beyond the realms of possibility" and ordered a retrial.
23  It took the jury some time to reach the conclusion that she was guilty.
24  Her criminal record disqualifies her from serving on a jury.
25  The response to the jury's verdict was one of outrage.
26  Prosecutors, grand jurors, marshals and court stenographers are legally compelled not to reveal what happens in the grand jury room.
27  By declaring him sane, the jury implied that he had a moral sense.
28  The jury returned a unanimous verdict of guilty after a short deliberation.
29  He ordered the jury to disregard the witness's last statement.
30  As soon as the jury had a little recovered from the shock of being upset, and their slates and pencils had been found and handed back to them.