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special jury n
: a specially selected panel of jurors called upon request of a party from a list of presumably more intelligent or knowledgeable prospective jurors for a case involving complicated issues of fact or serious felonies called also blue-ribbon jury struck jury
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.