Section 12-16-101

Drawing, selection, and empaneling of juries in criminal cases - Where two or more persons tried jointly.

In case two or more persons are tried jointly, the district attorney shall strike one, and each defendant shall have the right to strike off one name, and they shall continue thus to strike off names until only 12 jurors remain, and the 12 jurors thus selected shall be the jury charged with the trial of the defendants.

(Acts 1919, No. 715, p. 1039; Code 1923, §8642; Code 1940, T. 30, §61.)