1. recusation, recusal, disqualification

usage: (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

2. recusation, objection

usage: (law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties

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