Recusal Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Recusal, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Recusal?

(n) Recusal is change of a judge or prosecutor voluntarily or otherwise, from a legal case due to a conflict of interest or for any reason by which he cannot fairly involve in the proceedings of the case. For example a prosecutor stepping down from offending a party where in another case he is acting for him.