challenge propter affectum

A challenge to a juror on the ground of bias or partiality. 31 Am J Rev ed Jur § 157.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • propter affectum — See challenge propter affectum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • propter affectum — prop·ter af·fec·tum / präp tər ə fek təm/ adv [Medieval Latin]: because of partiality challenge a juror propter affectum Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • propter affectum — ˈpräptərəˈfektəm adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin : on account of partiality challenge a juror propter affectum …   Useful english dictionary

  • propter affectum — /proptar afektam/ For or on account of some affection or prejudice. The name of a species of challenge (q.v.). Disqualifications of jurors on account of some bias or partiality toward one side or other of litigation, and objections of this class… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Jury (England and Wales) — In the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales, there is a long tradition of jury trial that has evolved over centuries.HistoryThe English jury has its roots in two institutions that date from before the Norman conquest in 1066. The inquest, as a …   Wikipedia

  • affectus — /afektas/ Disposition; intention, impulse or affection of the mind. One of the causes for a challenge of a juror is propter affectum, on account of a suspicion of bias or favor. 3 Bl.Comm. 363 …   Black's law dictionary

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