jury of the vicinage

Definition of "jury of the vicinage"
  1. A group of people selected from the local area or political division, such as a county, where the court proceedings are taking place
How to use "jury of the vicinage" in a sentence
  1. To ensure a fair trial, it was decided that the case would be heard by a jury of the vicinage.
  2. The defendant requested a change of venue, arguing that a jury of the vicinage might be biased due to local media coverage.
  3. Under the Sixth Amendment, an accused has the right to be tried by an impartial jury of the vicinage.

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