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Citizen serving as a member of jury. He or she is usually selected from the electoral register of a constituency within the court's jurisdiction. He or she must swear to answer all questions (posed by the judge or the involved lawyers) truthfully, and give a verdict according to the merits of the evidence presented. Reasons for which a person may not be selected as a juror include (1) personal knowledge of the case, (2) prejudice about the issues to be tried, (3) close relationship with the either opposing party, or (4) a business relationship with one of the involved lawyers.

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The juror was present and conscious throughout the trial so we were confident in the result being in our favor.
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I went on trial the other day, and they called in twelve jurors, members representing my peers who would decide without prejudice, whether or not I was guilty.
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If you ever get called to be a juror you should take in every piece of information impartially and make the correct decision.
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