challenge for cause
- A valid legal request to disqualify a potential juror due to reasons such as prejudice, bias, or personal relationships with involved parties or lawyers
- The defense made a challenge for cause when they discovered the potential juror was the victim's cousin.
- The prosecutor issued a challenge for cause citing the juror's bias against their client's religion.
- Upon learning the potential juror had a business relationship with the attorney, the judge allowed the challenge for cause.