GOOD AND LAWFUL MEN
\ɡˈʊd and lˈɔːfə͡l mˈɛn], \ɡˈʊd and lˈɔːfəl mˈɛn], \ɡ_ˈʊ_d a_n_d l_ˈɔː_f_əl m_ˈɛ_n]\
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Probi et legales homines. The law requires that those who serve on juries shall be good. and lawful men; by which is understood those qualified to serve on juries; that is, that they be of full age, citizens, not infamous nor non compos mentis, and they must be res ident in the county where the venue is laid. Bac. Ab. Juries, A; Cro. Eliz. 654; 3 Inst. 30; 2 Rolle's R. 82; Cam. & Norw. 38.
By John Bouvier
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