CHALLENGING THE JURY
19-2016. Number of peremptory challenges. If the offense charged is punishable with death or with imprisonment in the state prison for life, the defendant is entitled to ten (10) and the state to ten (10) peremptory challenges. On a trial for any other offense the defendant is entitled to six (6) and the state six (6) peremptory challenges.
[(19-2016) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 335, p. 252; R.S., sec. 7830; am. 1907, p. 171, sec. 1; reen. R.C., & C.L., sec. 7830; C.S., sec. 8926; I.C.A., sec. 19-1916.]