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. Anderson, W.S.. 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
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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
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