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628.54 CAUSES OF OBJECTION TO JUROR; HOW TRIED; DECISION ENTERED.

An objection to an individual grand juror may be based on the cause that the grand juror:

(1) is less than 18 years of age;

(2) is not a citizen of the United States;

(3) has not resided in this state 30 days;

(4) is insane;

(5) is a prosecutor upon a charge against the defendant;

(6) is a witness on the part of the prosecution, and has been served with process or bound by recognizance as such;

(7) is of a state of mind in reference to the case or to either party which shall satisfy the court, in the exercise of a sound discretion, that the juror cannot act impartially and without prejudice to the substantial rights of the party objecting.

History:

(10615) RL s 5273; 1973 c 468 s 1; 1979 c 233 s 30; 1986 c 444