NJSA 2B:23-11 Challenge to Qualifications of Jurors
It shall be good cause for challenge to any person summoned as a juror that the person does not possess the qualifications required by N.J.S. 2B:20-1 or that the persons name does not appear on the jury lists prepared pursuant to N.J.S. 2B:20-4. If the challenge is verified according to law or on the persons oath the person shall be discharged.
Source: 2A:69-3; 2A:78-6
2B:23-12. Interest in action by or against county or municipality
In an action in which a county or municipality is or may be a party or otherwise has an interest in the action, it shall not be a ground for challenge to the jury panel that the court officers, court employees or jurors, solely because they are inhabitants of the county or municipality, are interested in the action or are taxed in the county.
2B:23-13 Peremptory challenges.
2B:23-13. Peremptory challenges.
Upon the trial of any action in any court of this State, the parties shall be entitled to peremptory challenges as follows:
a.In any civil action, each party, 6.
b.Upon an indictment for kidnapping, murder, aggravated manslaughter, manslaughter, aggravated assault, aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, aggravated arson, arson, burglary, robbery, forgery if it constitutes a crime of the third degree as defined by subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:21-1, or perjury, the defendant, 20 peremptory challenges if tried alone and 10 challenges if tried jointly and the State, 12 peremptory challenges if the defendant is tried alone and 6 peremptory challenges for each 10 afforded the defendants if tried jointly.
c.Upon any other indictment, defendants, 10 each; the State, 10 peremptory challenges for each 10 challenges allowed to the defendants. When the case is to be tried by a jury from another county, each defendant, 5 peremptory challenges, and the State, 5 peremptory challenges for each 5 peremptory challenges afforded the defendants.
Amended 2007, c.204, s.5.
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