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recuse
used in Nineteen Minutes

16 uses
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Definition
disqualify oneself in a particular case — as a judge would do if asked to rule on a friend's trial
  • Judge Cormier would recuse herself, certainly.
    Part 1 (73% in)
recuse = disqualify oneself in a particular case — as a judge would do if asked to rule on a friend's trial
  • If Josie had even still been friendly with Peter Houghton, Alex would have recused herself.
    Part 1 (31% in)
  • You'd never want to be the one to ask a judge to recuse herself.
    Part 1 (73% in)
  • The only person who had a right to ask Alex to recuse herself was Josie, but Alex knew that ultimately her daughter would understand.
    Part 1 (79% in)
  • Because to be honest, Jordan, I'm so damn tired that I need clues, here, if we're going to shift topics" 'I just can't figure out why she hasn't recused herself.
    Part 1 (80% in)
  • 'It's a motion to recuse yourself from the Houghton case.
    Part 1 (85% in)
  • It was one thing to recuse yourself before the proceedings started.
    Part 1 (85% in)
  • After today's hearing, where the prosecution had made its motion to have her recused, she needed some advice.
    Part 1 (87% in)
  • Divorcing herself from the case, writing the motion to recuse herself-that was not nearly as terrifying as what would happen tomorrow, when she was no longer the judge on the Houghton case.
    Part 1 (89% in)
  • Why not recuse herself from the biggest trial of her career, ask for administrative leave, and go out for coffee with the detective on the case all in one fell swoop?
    Part 1 (89% in)
  • Tell that to everyone who wants me to recuse myself.
    Part 1 (90% in)
  • What if the lawyer only did that to get me off the case because I was too stubborn to recuse myself when the issue was first raised?
    Part 1 (90% in)
  • He already knew that she'd recused herself from the case-that happy announcement had been passed down this afternoon.
    Part 1 (90% in)
  • In her whole life, she'd never known her mother to back down from any legal challenge; plus, hadn't they just had a conversation about the fact that she wasn't recusing herself?
    Part 1 (91% in)
  • He'd gotten what he wanted: Cormier's recusal.
    Part 1 (92% in)
  • But even after I recused myself, Josie'when we went to see Jordan, and you said you didn't remember anything'That's why I had you swear the affidavit.
    Part 2 (84% in)

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