A Challenge for Cause Against Peremptory Challenges in Criminal Proceedings
Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3
38 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2020
Date Written: 1997
This Article discusses the use of peremptory challenges in the United States and proposes a more effective system of jury selection. Part II reviews some of the criticisms against peremptory challenges. Part III examines the jury selection process in England, where peremptory challenges were gradually abolished. Finally, Part IV proposes a jury selection process that eliminates peremptory challenges and relies entirely on challenges for cause to guarantee an impartial jury.
Keywords: peremptory challenge, jury selection, England, challenges for cause
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