Miss. Code § 99-17-3

Current through the 2019 Legislative Session
Section 99-17-3 - Peremptory challenges; number allowed

In capital cases the defendant and the state shall each be allowed twelve peremptory challenges. In cases not capital the accused and the state each shall be allowed six peremptory challenges; but all peremptory challenges by the state shall be made before the juror is presented to the prisoner. In all cases the accused shall have presented to him a full panel before being called upon to make his peremptory challenges.

Miss. Code § 99-17-3

Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 65, art. 8; 1857, ch. 64, art. 297; 1871, § 2761; 1880, § 3076; 1892, § 1423; 1906, § 1496; Hemingway's 1917, § 1254; 1930, § 1277; 1942, § 2520; Laws, 1908, ch. 172.