§ 9-19 Peremptory challenges in civil cases
§ 9-20 Civil cases having several plaintiffs or several defendants; challenges apportioned; discretion of judge
§ 9-21 Peremptory challenges in criminal cases governed by Chapter 15A

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 9 > Article 3 - Peremptory Challenges

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.