Search Result for "recuse": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. disqualify oneself (as a judge) in a particular case;

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


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

recuse \re*cuse"\ (r?*k?z"), v. t. [F. r['e]cuser, or L. recusare. See Recusant.] (Law) To refuse or reject, as a judge; to challenge that the judge shall not try the cause. [Obs.] --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

recuse \re*cuse"\ (r?*k?z"), v. i. To withdraw oneself from serving as a judge or other decision-maker in order to avoid a real or apparent conflict of interest; -- often used with the reflexive; as, the judge recused himself due to a financial interest in the matter. [PJC]




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