- venire facias
- a list or group of people from among whom a jury or juries will be selected
Origin of venireL, come
- A writ issued by a judge to a sheriff directing the summons of prospective jurors. Also called venire facias.
- The panel of prospective jurors from which a jury is selected.
Origin of venireShort for Middle English venire facias, from Medieval Latin ven&imacron;re (facias), (you should cause) to come, a phrase used in the writ, from Latin; see gwa- in Indo-European roots.
- (law) A venire facias.
- (law) A group of persons summoned by a writ of venire facias to appear in court for jury selection.
venire - Legal Definition
A panel of jury duty selectees, from among whom the actual jury will be chosen.venire de novo
A calling of a new jury panel for the purpose of holding a second trial, in cases where a first trial has failed to render a verdict.