Challenge For Cause Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Challenge For Cause, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Challenge For Cause?

(n) Challenge For Cause is the right available to an attorney to request the removal of a juror for reasons sufficient to stop him from serving as juror in that case. Acquaintance with the parties, Attorneys or witness, previous history , apparent prejudice , unsound mind etc are treated as the ground for removal of the jury.