Strike for cause (also referred to as challenge for cause or removal for cause) is a
method of eliminating potential members from a jury panel in the United States ...
challenge for cause. n. a request that a prospective juror be dismissed because
there is a specific and forceful reason to believe the person cannot be fair, ...
A challenge that aims to disqualify a potential juror for some stated reason.
Typical reasons include bias, prejudice, or prior knowledge that would prevent ...
Potential bias is a common reason potential jurors are challenged for cause -- for
example, the potential juror is a relative of a party or one of the lawyers, ...
The legal definition of Challenge for Cause is A challenge of a prospective juror
for which the cause is disclosed by the challenging party (or their lawyer), and ...
Jury Selection: Challenges for Cause. (7-11-10). Basis for Challenge for Cause.
15A-1212. (6) The juror has formed or expressed an opinion as to the guilt or ...
A challenge for cause is a request that a prospective juror be dismissed because
there is a specific reason to believe the person cannot be fair, unbiased or ...
Apr 19, 1997 ... Carol A. Chase and Colleen P. Graffy, A Challenge for Cause against
Peremptory Challenges in Criminal Proceedings, 19 Loy. L.A. Int'l &.
Even attorneys experienced in voir dire have difficulty understanding how trial
judges apply the law concerning challenges for cause. This article will cover both
Challenge for cause defined and explained with examples. A request to dismiss
a prospective juror because it is felt that he cannot be fair and unbiased.