impanel


impanel
im·pan·el /im-'pan-əl/ or em·pan·el /im-, em-/ vt -eled or -elled, -el·ing, or, -el·ling: to form (a jury) esp. by summoning and selecting the members; specif: to enroll (a list of selected jurors) in a court compare array
im·pan·el·ment n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

impanel
verb catalog, enter, enumerate, itemize, list, record, register, schedule associated concepts: impanel a jury

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


impanel
v.
To list or enroll the jurors who have been selected for a trial.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


impanel
To select a jury and assign the jury to decide a court case.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


impanel
The act of the clerk of the court in making up a list of the jurors who have been selected for the trial of a particular cause. All the steps of ascertaining who shall be the proper jurors to sit in the trial of a particular case up to the final formation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


impanel
The act of the clerk of the court in making up a list of the jurors who have been selected for the trial of a particular cause. All the steps of ascertaining who shall be the proper jurors to sit in the trial of a particular case up to the final formation.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

impanel
v.
   to select and install a jury.
   See also: impaneling, jury

Law dictionary. . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Impanel — Im*pan el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impaneled}or {Impanelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impaneling} or {Impanelling}.] [Pref. im in + panel. Cf. {Empanel}.] [Written also {empanel}.] To enter in a list, or on a piece of parchment, called a panel; to form or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impanel — [im pan′əl] vt. impaneled or impanelled, impaneling or impanelling 1. to enter the name or names of on a jury list 2. to choose (a jury) from such a list impanelment n …   English World dictionary

  • impanel — or empanel transitive verb Date: 15th century to enroll in or on a panel < impanel a jury > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impanel — verb Impanel is used with these nouns as the object: ↑jury …   Collocations dictionary

  • impanel — Synonyms and related words: book, calendar, carve, catalog, chalk, chalk up, check in, chronicle, cut, docket, engrave, enroll, enscroll, enter, enumerate, file, fill out, grave, impanel a jury, incise, index, inscribe, insert, inventory, itemize …   Moby Thesaurus

  • impanel — impanelment, n. /im pan l/, v.t., impaneled, impaneling or (esp. Brit.) impanelled, impanelling. 1. to enter on a panel or list for jury duty. 2. to select (a jury) from the panel. 3. to enter names on a panel or other official list. Also,… …   Universalium

  • impanel — verb To select jurors from a jury pool …   Wiktionary

  • impanel — im|pan|el [ımˈpænl] v another spelling of ↑empanel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • impanel — im·pan·el || ɪm pænl v. put on a list for jury duty; choose a jury from a list of names …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impanel — (also empanel) verb (impanels, impanelling, impanelled; US impaneled, impaneling) enrol (a jury) or enrol (someone) on to a jury. Derivatives impanelment noun Origin ME: from Anglo Norman Fr. empaneller, from em in + OFr. panel pan …   English new terms dictionary


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