Recuse Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Recuse?

(v) Recuse is act by which a judge or prosecutor refuses to hear the case or present the case, when his interests are conflicted in the case barring him from a neutral stand, and when one of the party requests for change of such judge or prosecutor