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  • v  disqualify oneself (as a judge) in a particular case
  • v  challenge or except to a judge as being incompetent or interested, in canon and civil law

  • PTI also obtained an internal memo in which he agreed to recuse himself -- for up to a year -- on FDA decisions regarding nine companies "where a reasonable person would question .
  • In this instance, it appears the investigators chose not to recuse themselves but to simply ignore the allegations.
  • Kulka and Treasury counsel Jean Hanson had urged Altman to recuse himself.
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  • Norwich Ice Rink panel says it's $80K or bust
    The chairman of Norwich’s Ice Arena Authority, who is also an alderman, is confident the City Council will allocate $80,000 to fix the facility’s faulty chiller and says he won’t recuse himself from voting to authorize the money.
    June 14, 2013 - The Norwich Bulletin
  • @ Town Council: Del Frisco’s parking, Sunday hours
    Coniglio and Wildrick recuse themselves. John Little, attorney for Sterling Palm Beach: Appeal of decision on parking and operating hours at Royal Poinciana Plaza related to Del Frisco’s Grille on the site. Parking study performed in April on Saturday, Sunday. Over 500 unused spaces on Saturday, 600 on Sunday at peak hour of operation. Parking for theater and supper club protected under 1979 ...
    June 12, 2013 - Palm Beach Daily News
  • @ Town Council: PUD-5 plan for Royal Poinciana Way passes
    Council considers ordinance to create PUD-5 for Royal Poinciana Way district as part of the town’s comprehensive plan. Wildrick and Coniglio recuse themseleves Pucillo: Modifications to the comp plan are minor. Generous for retail use on first floor, with breaks for parking. Upstairs not the case. A third floor would be difficult to get through. Seventy percent of street “contributing,” which ...
    June 12, 2013 - Palm Beach Daily News

  • Steve Jobs in Wall Street Journal
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in a prepared statement that as "Google enters more of Apple's core businesses...... Eric's effectiveness as an Apple board member will be significantly diminished, since he will have to recuse himself from even larger...
  • Judge Alex Kozinski in USA Today
    In light of the public controversy surrounding my involvement in this case, I have concluded that there is a manifest necessity to declare a mistrial,said Kozinski, chief judge for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. "I will recuse myself...
  • Joe Francis in Guardian
    We asked three times for the judge to recuse himself in front of his ex-law partner and he refused,Francis told The Associated Press. "This is America and we are not going to let that happen again. We are not going to let them put me in...

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