To enrol (jurors), e.g. from a jury pool; to register (the names of jurors) on a "panel" or official list. (verb)
Examples of word impanel
"Because of the extreme political sensitivity regarding captioned matter, DOJ Department of Justice has been reluctant to impanel a grand jury to date," an FBI agent wrote in a memo.
A federal prosecutor intended to impanel grand jury, but subsequently "decided that it was premature," according to an Oct. 10, 1985 FBI memo.
She said because she wants "to ensure the transparency and impartiality of the investigative process, I have chosen to impanel a team of recognized law-enforcement, legal and social science experts to work alongside my prosecutors throughout this investigation."
After the editing, the orders disclose only the reasons for sealing the search warrants: preserving the court's ability to impanel an unbiased jury and protecting an ongoing investigation in a case that has attracted national attention.
The first question from the press directly asked Sampson why he chose to impanel a committee with a partisan advantage instead of sending it to the ethics committee.