Definition of "recusal"
  1. The act of a judge or prosecutor stepping down from a case, often due to a conflict of interest
How to use "recusal" in a sentence
  1. Due to his previous dealings with the accused company, the judge deemed a recusal necessary.
  2. Recusal is her best option to maintain the integrity of the case given her close relationship with the witness.
  3. The defense suggested a recusal when they found out the prosecutor was a former employee of the plaintiff.

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