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Rule 550. Peremptory Challenge


When a juror has been challenged for cause, and the challenge has been sustained, his name shall be erased from the slips furnished to the parties; and, if as many as twelve names remain on such slips, the parties may make their peremptory challenges governed by the rules prescribed for the district and county courts. Each party shall be entitled to three peremptory challenges.

Source: Art. 2423.

Change: Requiring a full prospective panel of twelve before requiring the parties to exercise their peremptory challenges. Specifically fixing the number of peremptory challenges allowed.

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