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Rule 229. Challenge for Cause


When twenty-four or more jurors, if in the district court, or twelve or more, if in the county court, are drawn, and the lists of their names delivered to the parties, if either party desires to challenge any juror for cause, the challenge shall then be made. The name of a juror challenged and set aside for cause shall be erased from such lists.

Source: Art. 2143.

Change: Substitution of "twenty-four" for "twelve," and of "twelve" for "six."

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.