To refuse or reject, as a judge; to challenge that the judge shall not try the cause.
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.
When you remove yourself or are removed from a criminal or civil proceeding because you have a conflict of interest. For example, a judge can recuse himself because someone in the case is a friend or business partner.
The act whereby a Judge is disqualified from hearing a case. The procedure may be initiated by the judge or one of the parties involved. A motion to recuse asks that the judge step down from the case. For example, the judge may be a family member of the victim of the alleged crime
to excuse oneself because of possible bias, conflict of interest or lack of impartiality (used especially of a judge)
To excuse (oneself) or be excused from a criminal or civil proceeding because of conflict of interest. For example, a judge may recuse himself or herself from a small claims case because of personal or professional involvement with one or more of the parties.
To disqualify oneself as a judge in a particular case.
the action by a judge in disqualifying him-or herself from hearing a case because of bias, prejudice or self interest. The judge's practice of removing him- or herself from a case in which s/he is related to one or more of the parties or in which s/he has some special personal interest.
disqualify oneself (as a judge, for example) in a particular case
challenge or except to a judge as being incompetent or interested, in canon and civil law
to withdraw or disqualify oneself as a judge in a case because of personal prejudice, conflict of interest, or some other good reason why the judge should not sit in the interest of fairness.
The process by which a judge is disqualified from hearing a case, on his or her own motion or upon the objection of either party.
When a judge removes himself from hearing a case because he has a conflict of interest with some aspect of the case or the parties involved.
Disqualifying judge or attorney from a (case because of prejudice, conflict or incompetence.
The process by which a judge is disqualified from hearing a case. This can be done by the judge's own motion or when either party objects.