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the list of persons who have been summoned for jury duty and from whom a jury may be chosen. To IMPANEL a jury means to summon and select a jury.
Panel also refers to the group of appellate judges who will hear an appeal. Typically, intermediate appellate courts consist of several judges who sit in panels of three. Source: Barron's Dictionary of Legal Terms, Steven H. Gifis, 5th Edition; © 2016