Hi, I need help with essay on Challange for cause and a peremptory challenge. Paper must be at least 250 words. Please, no plagiarized work!
“Peremptory challenge is the right of the plaintiff and the defendant in a jury trial to have a juror dismissed before trial without stating a reason”(Peremptory challenge, 2012). The major objective of peremptory challenge is to make sure that both the defendant and the plaintiff have reasonable faith in the abilities of the juror so that the final verdict would be acceptable to both the parties. In other words, peremptory challenge increases the neutral verdicts in law suits since it allows the defendant and the prosecution to get rid of biased jurors.
The United States Supreme Court has held that the purpose of the peremptory challenge is “to assure the parties that the jurors before whom they try the case will decide on the basis of the evidence placed before them, and not otherwise” (Henley,