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Recusal When Judge is Affected by Law

Let us say that a religious group (I will call them the Presleytarian Church of Elvis) somehow becomes so strongly disliked that Congress passes a law which outlaws the sect. The leaders of the PCoE ...
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Can application for leave to appeal be determined by the judge whose decision is being appealed?

Appeals to the next level court may first require leave to appeal. Say in New Zealand, where a party wants to appeal a decision of the High Court to the Court of Appeal, they may need to apply to the ...
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Recusal: can someone recuse someone else?

As I understand it people recuse themselves from making decisions in a role (judge, lawyer, board member) in situations where there is a conflict of interest. That being said, can a non-judicial ...