Definition of Recusal

1. Noun. (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves.

Exact synonyms: Recusation
Generic synonyms: Disqualification
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Recuse, Recuse



Definition of Recusal

1. Noun. An act of recusing. To remove oneself from a decision/judgment because of a conflict of interest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recusal

1. the act of recusing [n -S]

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Literary usage of Recusal

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1. Mediation and Conference Programs in the Federal Courts of Appeals: A by Robert J. Niemic (1997)
"recusal It is the practice of the settlement conference attorneys to recuse ... For guidance regarding the appropriateness of recusal, the settlement ..."

2. Drug Control: Ins and Customs Can Do More to Prevent Drug-Related Employee by Weldon McPhail (1999)
"The primary purpose of the checkpoints is to check immigration status. recusal is not practical or reasonable where there is no question regarding the ..."

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