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JURATA Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. A jury of twelve men sworn. Especially, a jury of the common law, as distinguished from the assisa. The jury clause in a nisi prius record, so called from the emphatic words of the old forms: “Jurata ponitur in rcspcctum,” the jury is put in respite. Townsh. PI. 487. Also a jurat, (which see.)


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