What is Propter Affectum?

Legal Definition
For or on account of some affection or prejudice. A juryman may be challenged propter affectum; as, because he is related to the party has eaten at his expense, and the like. See Challenge, practice.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
On account or for some defect. This phrase is frequently used in relation to challenges. A juryman may be challenged propter defectum; as, that he is a minor, an alien, and the like. See Challenge, practice.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
For or on account ol some affection or prejudice. The name of a species of challenge, (q. v.)
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary