Jury vs Remittitur - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between jury and remittitur
is that jury
is jury while remittitur
is (legal) the reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.
(legal) A group of individuals chosen from the general population to hear and decide a case in a court of law.
* "And so the jury' and he approached, as if this were a time of peace instead of one of the greatest world disturbances ever known in history, the question whether the prosecution had proved to the '''jury’s''' satisfaction that George Joseph Smith was guilty of murder. The '''jury''' were the shield which stood between him and death, unless, to the '''jury’s''' satisfaction, he was proved to be guilty. Yet while they were the shield of the man accused, they were also the Sword of the State; and if the man were proved guilty, they were the servants of the State to punish him. Their respective functions were these: he the judge, had to settle the law, and the '''jury''' must take the law from him. The ' jury were judges of fact."
A group of judges in a competition.
- 1952 : James Avery Joyce: Justice At Work'': (this edition Pan 1957) Page 92. commenting on'' R v Smith  84 LJKB 2153 (1914-15 All ER 262 CCA)
* grand jury
* jury box
* jury duty
* jury panel
* jury nullification
* jury pool
* jury trial
* petit jury
* the jury is still out
To judge by means of a jury.
Early 1600s. Perhaps ultimately from (etyl) ajurie, from (etyl) adjutare
(nautical) For temporary use; applied to a temporary contrivance.
- jury''' mast; '''jury rudder
(legal) The reduction by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.