La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 799

Current with changes from the 2020 Second Extraordinary Session through Act 60
Section 799 - Number of peremptory challenges

In trials of offenses punishable by death or necessarily by imprisonment at hard labor, each defendant shall have twelve peremptory challenges, and the state twelve for each defendant. In all other cases, each defendant shall have six peremptory challenges, and the state six for each defendant.

La. Cr.P. § 799

Acts 1983, No. 495, §1; Acts 1985, No. 952, §1.