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recusal

n. the act of a judge or prosecutor being removed or voluntarily stepping aside from a legal case due to conflict of interest or other good reason. (See: recuse)

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This memo details exemptions from Acting Secretary Esper's recusal commitments by permitting him to participate in certain matters that directly affect Raytheon's financial interests and to be present in meetings and receive information regarding Raytheon.
Furthermore, he noted that the decision to withdraw the recusal case from the High Court was entirely on the accused, and therefore the court could not give advice on the matter.
In the absence of a recusal by a member of the bench, Justice Shah observed, any amount of disagreement amongst members of the bench on an issue before them, could not form a valid ground for reconstitution of the bench.
Whitaker's immediate recusal from any involvement with the Special Counsel investigation of the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election," the Democratic leaders wrote in the letter.
The recusal left the investigation in the hands of Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller as special counsel two months later after Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey.
The recusal left the investigation in the hands of Mr Rosenstein, who appointed Mr Mueller as special counsel two months later after Mr Trump fired then-FBI director James Comey.
Osama Obeid, the lawyer of businessperson Hussein Al-Sherbini, said that the motion for recusal submitted, will put the case on hold, until the motion is reviewed, and a decision is reached either to accept or dismiss it.
PET junks Bongbong's plea for Caguioa's recusal in his poll protest !-- -- Kristine Joy Patag (philstar.com) - September 3, 2018 - 6:48pm MANILA, Philippines .
Sessions would have to violate the terms of his recusal if he were to act as Trump suggested.
He pointed out that the matter should have been left in the hands of either the public prosecutor of Najib's defence team to raise complaints or apply for the judge's recusal.
This volume collects the authorAEs essays and lectures (most previously published) on various aspects of law: the law as a part of history; rights, including the role of the judge, the public interest, judicial misconduct, recusal, the right to die, Brexit, the Supreme Court, arbitration, detention without trial, originalism, the constitution, freedom of expression, and the abuse of power; key individuals from legal and musical areas (Rudy Narayan, John Warr, Lord Diplock, Lord Scarman, Lord Bingham, Lord Mansfield, Sir Thomas More, Lord Denning, Lord Sumption, Bob Dylan, and Ewan MacColl); and other reflections.