propter defectum
propter de·fec·tum /-di-'fek-təm/ adv [Medieval Latin]: because of a defect (as residence or relationship)
the disqualification of a juror propter defectum

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • propter defectum — For failure of; because of the lack or want of. See challenge propter defectum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • propter defectum — də̇ˈfektəm adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin : on account of a defect the disqualification of a juror propter defectum …   Useful english dictionary

  • propter defectum — /proptar dafektam/ On account of or for some defect. The name of a species of challenge (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • propter defectum sanguinis — ˈsaŋgwənə̇s adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin, on account of lack of blood kin : for lack of an heir escheat an estate propter defectum sanguinis …   Useful english dictionary

  • propter defectum sanguinis — /proptar dafektam ssrjgwanas/ On account of failure of blood …   Black's law dictionary

  • propter defectum sanguinis — Through failure of blood; that is, through failure of issue. If the tenant dies without heirs, it is a cause for the escheat of the land to the lord. See 2 Bl Comm 245 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • challenge propter defectum — A challenge to a juror on account of some legal disqualification, such as infancy, etc. See challenge …   Black's law dictionary

  • challenge propter defectum — A challenge to a juror for cause on account of some deficiency in the man himself, as that he is an alien or an ex convict. 31 Am J Rev ed Jur § 157 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • escheat propter defectum sanguinis — Escheat for failure of blood relations …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Jury (England and Wales) — In the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales, there is a long tradition of jury trial that has evolved over centuries.HistoryThe English jury has its roots in two institutions that date from before the Norman conquest in 1066. The inquest, as a …   Wikipedia

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