challenge

challenge
To object or except to; to prefer objections to a person, right, or instrument; to question formerly the legality or legal qualifications of; to invite into competition; to formally call into question the capability of a person for a particular function, or the existence of a right claimed, or the sufficiency or validity of an instrument; to call or put in question; to put into dispute; to render doubtful. For example, to challenge the personal qualification of a judge or magistrate about to preside at the trial of a cause, as on account of personal interest, his having been of counsel, bias, etc.; or to challenge a juror for cause.
See jury challenge
@ challenge for cause
A request from a party to a judge that a certain prospective juror not be allowed to be a member of the jury because of specified causes or reasons.
See e.g. 28 U.S.C.A. No. 1870
@ challenge to jury array
An exception to the whole panel in which the jury are arrayed, upon account of partiality, or some default in the sheriff or other officer who arrayed the panel or made the return. A challenge to the form and manner of making up the panel. A challenge that goes to illegality of drawing, selecting, or impaneling array.
See e.g. Fed.R.Crim.P. 6(b) (grand jury)
@ general challenge
A species of challenge for cause, being an objection to a particular juror, to the effect that the juror is disqualified from serving in any case.
@
- peremptory challenge
@ challenge to fight
A summons or invitation, given by one person to another, to engage in a personal combat; a request to fight
@

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • challenge — chal·lenge 1 vt chal·lenged, chal·leng·ing 1: to dispute esp. as being invalid or unjust counsel challenged this interpretation 2: to question formally (as by a suit or motion) the legality or legal qualifications of challenge the regulations;… …   Law dictionary

  • challenge — [ ʃalɑ̃ʒ; tʃalɛndʒ ] n. m. • 1884; mot angl. « défi »; a. fr. « débat, chicane », forme pop. du lat. calumnia → calomnie ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Épreuve sportive dans laquelle le vainqueur détient un prix, un titre jusqu à ce qu un vainqueur nouveau l en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • challenge — chal‧lenge [ˈtʆælndʒ] noun [countable] 1. ACCOUNTING a careful check of the cash and shares etc held by the employees of a company, as part of an official check to discover if there has been any dishonesty 2. something difficult that you feel… …   Financial and business terms

  • Challenge — Chal lenge, n. [OE. chalenge claim, accusation, challenge, OF. chalenge, chalonge, claim, accusation, contest, fr. L. calumnia false accusation, chicanery. See {Calumny}.] 1. An invitation to engage in a contest or controversy of any kind; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Challenge — Chal lenge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Challenged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Challenging}.] [OE. chalengen to accuse, claim, OF. chalengier, chalongier, to claim, accuse, dispute, fr. L. calumniar to attack with false accusations. See {Challenge}, n., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Challenge 21 — is a scheme in the United Kingdom introduced by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) aimed at preventing young people gaining access to age restricted products including cigarettes and alcohol.[1] Under the scheme, customers attempting to… …   Wikipedia

  • Challenge — Hebdo  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Challenges.   Challenge Hebdo {{{nomorigine}}} …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Challenge — Brownsville, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1069 Housing Units (2000): 580 Land area (2000): 9.664709 sq. miles (25.031480 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Challenge, CA — Challenge Brownsville, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1069 Housing Units (2000): 580 Land area (2000): 9.664709 sq. miles (25.031480 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • challenge — [chal′ənj] n. [ME & OFr chalenge, accusation, claim, dispute < L calumnia, CALUMNY] 1. a demand for identification [a sentry gave the challenge] 2. a calling into question; a demanding of proof, explanation, etc. [a challenge of the premises… …   English World dictionary

  • Challenge — (engl. für „Herausforderung“) bezeichnet: das Sicherheitsprotokoll Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol das Plattenlabel Challenge Records einen Begriff aus dem American Football die internationale Serie von Triathlon Wettkämpfen Challenge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”