Shadow Jury – a group of mock jurors paid to observe a trial and report their reactions to a jury consultant hired by one of the litigants, to provide counsel with information about the jury’s likely reactions to the trial

shadow jury:
(1974)

1. A group of mock jurors paid to observe a trial and report their reactions to a jury consultant hired by one of the litigants.  *  The shadow jurors, who are matched as closely as possible to the real jurors, provide counsel with information about the jury’s likely reactions to the trial. — aka phantom jury.

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

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