recusation


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recusation

(ˌrɛkjʊˈzeɪʃən)
n
the act of recusing a judge
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Noun1.recusation - (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
disqualification - the act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.recusation - (law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties
objection - (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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In February, a case of recusation in the same matter was referred to me.
Rien n'a manque en matiere de manipulation de l'opinion publique, recusation systematique de toutes les accusations, verrouillage de l'information pour empecher les enquetes.
Le tribunal administratif au Conseil d'Etat a decide de suspendre l'examen des recours contre la formation de l'Assemblee constituante jusqu'au tranchement des demandes de recusation du corps des magistrats.