Did You Know?

by JoAnn Storey

Did You Know - -

 If one or two alternate jurors are to be impaneled, each side is entitled to one additional peremptory challenge in addition to those otherwise allowed by law. Tex. Gov’t Code Ann. § 62.020(e).

 If three or four alternate jurors are to be impaneled, each side is entitled to two additional peremptory challenges in addition to those otherwise allowed by law. Id.

 The additional peremptory challenge(s) may be used against an alternate juror only, and the other peremptory challenges allowed by law may not be used against an alternate juror. Id.