peremptory challenge


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peremptory challenge

A challenge to remove a juror from a prospective jury without cause.
See also: challenge
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Norton, Race and Jury Selection: Psychological Perspectives on the Peremptory Challenge Debate, 63 AM.
In such a case, the peremptory challenge evidently advantages the defendant: the defendant's attorney can lodge challenges in utter surety, while the plaintiff's lawyer must use guesswork.
13) Litigants, practically limited to basic identifying data, choose jurors informed by the rough proxies of race, ethnicity, or gender, resulting in the discriminatory use of peremptory challenges.
Benefits of Asymmetry in the Context of the Peremptory Challenge 3.
Griebat, Peremptory Challenge by Blind Questionnaire: The Most Practical Solution for Ending the Problem of Racial and Gender Discrimination in Kansas Courts While Preserving the Necessary Function of the Peremptory Challenge, 12 KAN.
127) The judge has to measure not the quality of the proffered reason for a peremptory challenge, or even its plausibility, but rather its sincerity.
Armed with this information, jury consultants can guide lawyers in executing well-placed peremptory challenges and possibly uncovering more for cause challenges.
Erroneously denying the party's attempt to exercise a for-cause challenge to a juror can result in such a harm, but erroneously denying a party's attempt to exercise a peremptory challenge cannot.
These ends the peremptory challenge is not designed to facilitate or justify.
whether the erroneous denial of a peremptory challenge was harmless
7) Voir dire is a necessary extension of an accused's Fifth Amendment due process right to exercise informed challenges for cause and peremptory challenges of members in order to ensure an impartial panel and a fair trial.
Therefore, a reversal was not warranted on this issue because the plaintiff did not point to "a single juror who was unqualified or as to whom he claims he would have exercised a peremptory challenge, even though he has subsequently had the opportunity to perform an Internet search concerning each juror.