principal challenge

noun

Definition of principal challenge

: a challenge to a juror on a ground assigned that if proved true renders the juror incompetent to serve as such in the case because of his presumed malice or favor : a challenge for cause

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“Principal challenge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/principal%20challenge. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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