peremptory challenge

noun Law.
a formal objection to the service of a juror by a party to a criminal prosecution or a civil action that requires no showing of cause.

Origin:
1520–30

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After the filing of a timely and correct exercise of a peremptory challenge,
  that district judge shall proceed no further.
The opposing attorney will object if he or she believes that the peremptory
  challenge is not based on acceptable reasons.
Another type of challenge is the peremptory challenge.
The peremptory challenge requires no reason for excusing a juror.
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