To set aside. To vacate a judgment is to set aside that judgment.
A writ summoning persons to court to act as jurors. Also refers to the people summoned for jury duty.
The proper geographical area (county, city, or district) in which a court with jurisdiction over the subject matter may hear a case.
A conclusion, as to fact or law, that forms the basis for the court’s judgment. A general verdict is a jury’s finding for or against a plaintiff after determining the facts and weighing them according to the judge’s instructions regarding the law.
Process of questioning potential jurors so that each side may decide whether to accept or oppose individuals for jury service.