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Synonyms for recusal

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

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In the Impunity Law Firm Case, for example, proceedings ground to a standstill for more than a year after defense attorneys put forward five recusal petitions.
New Delhi [India], Feb 2 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the petition filed by lawyer Ajay Aggarwal seeking Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra's recusal in Bofors Case.
In stepping aside from the probe on March 2, Sessions said it was not appropriate for him to oversee any investigation into a campaign of which he was an active supporter, though the recusal also followed the revelation that he had had two previously undisclosed interactions during the 2016 campaign with the Russian ambassador to the United States.
He said at the time that he should not oversee an investigation into a campaign for which he was an active and vocal supporter, though the recusal also followed the revelation that he had had two previously undisclosed interactions during the 2016 campaign with the Russian ambassador to the United States.
He discusses the constitutional basis for federal courts, judicial recusal, the history of military domestic surveillance in the US, the tensions between the three branches of government, the powers of the presidency in times of war and the role of Congress and the courts in regulating those powers, and the power of individual citizens in the quest for freedom-organization balance.
Emanuel stated, "As I understand the recusal rule, I have to recuse myself from all cases involving my law firm.
Despite her writings and similar commentary about judicial recusal, Barrett said during the confirmation hearing that there were no classes of cases in which faith would force her withdrawal.
Reyes had first sought Tang's recusal on June 9, accusing her of committing grave abuse of discretion and cherry-picking jurisprudence to justify the Third Division's January denial of her motion to quash the case.
The central bank, which challenged the ruling, requested his recusal.
amp;nbsp;A question about Comey's remark last week over Sessions' recusal from the Russia probe also rattled the attorney general.
CCASWA Director Brad Seward said the recusal allows the vote to just be calculated by the remaining members.
One new article, aimed at addressing lawyers' procrastination under the pretext of "court recusal", obliges the side that applies for the recusal to deposit 3,000 EGP as a bail; and it sets a deadline of 24 hours to schedule a hearing to look into the demand.
In other words, Trump wanted Sessions to protect him from the criminal investigation of Russian interference in the election that threatens his family and his presidency, even though Sessions' recusal was required by Justice Department policy.
One notable amendment, he said, is that after a judge is assigned to a case, a party may not seek recusal of the judge by adding an attorney who has a conflict with that judge.
The BCCI, in its review petition, has also sought recusal of Chief Justice T S Thakur from hearing the matter, alleging he had a prejudiced approach against it.