the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
the juror who presides over the jury's deliberations. The foreperson is either elected by the jurors or selected by the judge, depending on the practice in the particular court.
The juror who chairs the jury during deliberations and speaks for the jury in court by announcing the verdict. The presiding juror is usually elected by the jury at the start of deliberations.
Often called the "presiding juror." At the beginning of deliberations, the jury votes to select one of its members to be the foreperson. The jury foreperson's duty is to preside and see that discussion during deliberations is carried on in a free and orderly manner, that the case and issues are fully and freely discussed, and that every juror is given a chance to participate in the discussion. As the deliberations conclude, the foreperson counts the votes and completes and signs the verdict form.
The person chosen by other jurors to oversee deliberations and make sure that all jurors can participate. The foreperson takes the verdict into court.
a member of a jury appointed by the trial judge who must be the first juror called and sworn, who delivers the verdict to the court