challenge for cause

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

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