23A-20-10Order of taking challenges for cause.

All challenges for cause to an individual juror must be taken, first by the defendant and then by the state, and each party must exhaust all his challenges for cause before the other begins.

If new jurors are called to the panel to replace jurors dismissed for cause, the procedure in this section shall be followed in exercising challenges for cause to the substituted jurors.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, §§ 34.3622, 34.3623; SDCL, §§ 23-43-40, 23-43-42; SL 1978, ch 178, § 243; SL 1999, ch 283.