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n. - (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest.

Usage examples (40)
  • And to do so after Ilya announced his recusal is just unfair.
  • Frankly, though, any kind of long-term recusal is overkill in the circumstances.
  • However, while it notes the role of Gandalf as counsel, it forgets to mention his recusal from the deliberations in this case.
  • A justice's decision not to participate in a case, called a recusal, can have a dramatic effect on a nine-person court. for more
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