death qualification

Definition of "death qualification"
  1. A procedure that disqualifies a jury member from participating in a case potentially leading to a death sentence, based on their objection to the death penalty that may impact an impartial judgment on the defendant's guilt
How to use "death qualification" in a sentence
  1. Before the trial started, death qualification of the jury was necessary due to the possibility of a death sentence.
  2. The defense attorney contested the death qualification of one juror, arguing that his personal beliefs did not disqualify him.
  3. In potential capital punishment cases, death qualification ensures jurors can make unbiased decisions.

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