senior member

Definition of "senior member"
  1. A high-ranking officer in a court-martial panel who presents the group's findings and sentence just like a foreman in a civilian jury, but doesn't have judicial power
How to use "senior member" in a sentence
  1. The senior member announced the panel's verdict after a lengthy deliberation.
  2. Despite his position, the senior member does not have the authority to influence the panel's decisions.
  3. As the senior member, he was tasked with presenting the court-martial panel's findings.

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