peremptory challenge

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peremptory challenge

A challenge to remove a juror from a prospective jury without cause.
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Or, alternatively, do these amount to attempts to circumvent the Supreme Court's ban on using preemptory challenges to eliminate potential jurors based on race?
Preemptory challenges, by which lawyers for both sides exclude jurors without giving any reasons;
In such a case, the attorneys of record do not have to utilize one of the constitutional preemptory challenges, which are as important to litigators as a 1997 Sega GES system is to my little cousin.