challenge propter defectum

A challenge to a juror for cause on account of some deficiency in the man himself, as that he is an alien or an ex-convict. 31 Am J Rev ed Jur § 157.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • challenge propter defectum — A challenge to a juror on account of some legal disqualification, such as infancy, etc. See challenge …   Black's law dictionary

  • propter defectum — For failure of; because of the lack or want of. See challenge propter defectum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • propter defectum — /proptar dafektam/ On account of or for some defect. The name of a species of challenge (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • defectus — /dafektas/ Defect; default; want; imperfection; disqualification. Challenge propter defectum, A challenge to a juror on account of some legal disqualification, such as infancy, etc. See challenge …   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

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