talesmen


talesmen
Jurors. sometimes called tales-jurors, returned, often from bystanders, to complete a jury panel when because of challenge or other cause, there is not a petit jury to determine a civil or criminal case. 31 Am J Rev ed Jury § 3. In occasional usage, a synonym of jurors. 31 Am J Rev ed Jury § 3. When talesmen are summoned for use in particular case after the regular panel has been exhausted, it is not necessary that the talesmen be actually in the courtroom when summoned. They are no less bystanders because they were summoned in advance to be there for use when needed. Morgan v Sun Oil Co. (CA5 Tex) 109 F2d 179.

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