Propter delictum

PROPTER DELICTUM. For or on account of crime. A juror may be challenged propter delictum, when he has been convicted of an infamous crime. See Challenge, practice.

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45) Common law recognized four classes of challenges for cause: (1) propter honoris respectum (on account of a respect for nobility); (2) propter delictum (on account of crime); (3) propter defectum (on account of defect--personal or legal incapacity); and (4) propter affectum (on account of favor or bias).