Definition of impanelment in US English:


(also empanelment)


  • See impanel

    • ‘As soon as criminal contempt charges or the empanelment of a new grand jury became real possibilities, she chose to do what she could have done before going to jail: reach out to get a verbal confirmation from him.’
    • ‘On the second day of jury empanelment, the judge closed the courtroom while he questioned several prospective jurors who had arrest records, to see whether they could objectively serve on the panel.’
    • ‘He argues that there is simply no way he can be ready for jury empanelment in four months.’
    • ‘He argued that the judge's decision to close the courtroom during jury impanelment proceedings constituted a violation of Cohen's right to an open trial.’