recusal
noun see recuse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • recusal — re·cus·al /ri kyü zəl/ n: an act, procedure, or fact of recusing compare challenge Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. recusal …   Law dictionary

  • recusal — 1911; from RECUSE (Cf. recuse) + AL (Cf. al) …   Etymology dictionary

  • recusal — /ri kyooh zeuhl/, n. Law. the disqualification of a judge for a particular lawsuit or proceeding, esp. due to some possible conflict of interest or prejudice. [1955 60; RECUSE + AL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • recusal — noun An act of recusing. To remove oneself from a decision/judgment because of a conflict of interest. See Also: recuse, recusant, recusancy …   Wiktionary

  • recusal — n. disqualification of judge from a particular trial or legal proceeding due to prejudice or conflict of interest (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recusal — The process by which a judge is disqualified on objection of either party (or disqualifies himself or herself) from hearing a lawsuit because of self interest, bias or prejudice. See also recusation …   Black's law dictionary

  • recusal — 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 • Syn: ↑recusation • Derivationally related forms: ↑recuse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Judicial disqualification — Judicial disqualification, also referred to as recusal, refers to the act of abstaining from participation in an official action such as a legal proceeding due to a conflict of interest of the presiding court official or administrative officer.… …   Wikipedia

  • Conflict of interest — For other uses, see Conflict of Interest (disambiguation). A conflict of interest (COI) occurs when an individual or organization is involved in multiple interests, one of which could possibly corrupt the motivation for an act in the other. A… …   Wikipedia

  • Shaha Riza — Shaha Ali Riza, ( ar. شاها علي رضا) (born 1953 or 1954), is a World Bank staffer who is currently on external assignment. She was forced to leave her position as Senior Communications Officer (and acting manager of external affairs) for the… …   Wikipedia

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