recusal

[ ri-kyoo-zuh l ]
/ rɪˈkyu zəl /

noun Law.

the disqualification of a judge for a particular lawsuit or proceeding, especially due to some possible conflict of interest or prejudice.

Origin of recusal

First recorded in 1955–60; recuse + -al2
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