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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She sought the justices' recusation a day after the high court granted her two temporary restraining orders (TROs), which stopped the Comelec from enforcing her disqualification.
In February, a case of recusation in the same matter was referred to me.
Sous d'autres cieux, l'exigence concernant l'information du cocontractant fonde le rejet du rituel du Click-Wrap hybride, recusation qu'il va falloir considerer dans les projets de commerce electronique ciblant ces territoires.
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.
Irene Bessiere, por su parte, sugiere que "le fantastique n'est pas une hesitation entre naturel et sumaturel, mais une contradiction et une recusation mutuelle e implicite entre les elements"(Ctd.
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.
Les cas les plus problematiques concernent la recusation de medecins hommes soignant ou accouchant des patients dans les hopitaux publics.
This presence, then, "suppose tout autant l'accueil que la recusation du lecteur," resulting in a simultaneous but contradictory comingling of "proximite et obscurite" (40).