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Words related to recuse

disqualify oneself (as a judge) in a particular case

challenge or except to a judge as being incompetent or interested, in canon and civil law

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The defence team for two other leading Muslim Brotherhood members -- Mohamed Al-Beltagy and Safwat Hegazy -- have asked that judges recuse themselves in two cases in which Morsi is a co-defendant.
He said: "Without a register of interests, how would anyone dealing with a court understand or realise when a judge would have to recuse themselves?
BEIRUT: The head of the Criminal Appeals Court, Judge Joseph Samaha, is likely to recuse himself from the case of former Minister Michel Samaha because the two men are related, the National News Agency reported Friday.
A CFTC official told the press that the letter of non-participation stated that Gensler would recuse himself from MF Global as it moved into an enforcement investigation.
The fact that people on the left, who support the health reform law, want Thomas to recuse himself and that people on the right, who oppose it, want Kagan to do the same, is hardly surprising, since the withdrawal of either justice could swing a decision in their favor.
But on August 25, she rebuffed all criticism of her performance, saying she did not recuse herself because of conflict of interest, but because of the appellate court's decision to overturn her ruling that the case needed further investigation by prosecution.
There, a justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court refused to recuse himself from the appeal of a $50 million verdict entered against Massey Coal Company, even though the CEO of Massey had contributed $3 million to the justice's election effort, or more than two-thirds of the amount the justice raised to defeat the incumbent.
During the closing days of the session, Brownback said he would remove his block if Neff would agree to recuse herself from cases involving the issue of same-sex marriage.
He needs to recuse himself from any reviewing of gay-themed cinema.
AGUA DULCE - As the county Regional Planning Commission prepares this week for what could be its final vote on the expansion permit of rural Agua Dulce Air Park, opponents are pressing two commissioners to recuse themselves from the issue, citing bias.
In October Assistant Prosecutor Jenna Sands asked the judge to recuse himself if he wasn't going to consider all the evidence.
McCarroll, who serves in the Shelby County Circuit Court, refused to hear the plea of a pregnant teenager, stating that he will recuse himself from any similar plea.
This procedure enables the judges on the panel themselves to determine at an early stage of the proceeding whether they should recuse themselves from hearing and deciding any of the cases tentatively assigned to the panel.
The main evidence against him was that he had failed to recuse himself from a few cases against large companies in which he held stock that was far from a major stake.
Reviewers or editors might be asked to recuse themselves, when appropriate.