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- A jury of inquiry whose duty it is to receive complaints and accusations in criminal matters and, if appropriate, issue a formal indictment.
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- A body of 16-23 citizens who listen to evidence of criminal allegations, which is presented by the prosecutors, and determine whether there is probable cause to believe an individual committed an offense. See also indictment and U.S. attorney.
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- Corpus juris civilis, Directed verdict, Hung jury, Indictment, Judgment as a matter of law, Jury, Mistrial, No Bill, petit jury (or trial jury), Polling the jury, Presentment, Verdict