the disqualification of a judge for a particular lawsuit or proceeding, especially due to some possible conflict of interest or prejudice.
noun 1. the state of being recusant. 2. obstinate refusal or opposition.
adjective 1. refusing to submit, comply, etc. 2. obstinate in refusal. 3. English History. refusing to attend services of the Church of England. noun 4. a person who is recusant. 5. English History. a person, especially a Roman Catholic, who refused to attend the services of the Church of England. noun 1. (in 16th to […]
verb (used with object), recused, recusing. 1. to reject or challenge (a judge or juror) as disqualified to act, especially because of interest or bias. verb (used without object), recused, recusing. 2. to withdraw from a position of judging so as to avoid any semblance of partiality or bias. verb (US & Canadian, South African) […]
verb (used with object), cut, cutting. 1. to penetrate with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument or object: He cut his finger. 2. to divide with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever; carve: to cut a rope. 3. to detach with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; separate from the main […]