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Art. 152.  Recusation on court's own motion or by supreme court

A.  A judge may recuse himself, whether a motion for his recusation has been filed by a party or not, in any cause in which a ground for recusation exists.

B.  A district judge may recuse himself in any cause objecting to the candidacy or contesting the election for any office in which the district or jurisdiction of such office lies wholly within the judicial district from which the judge is elected.

C.  On the written application of a district judge, the supreme court may recuse him for any reason which it considers sufficient.

D.  If a judge recuses himself pursuant to this Article, he shall provide in writing the specific grounds under Article 151 for which the recusal is ordered within fifteen days of the rendering of the order of recusal.

Acts 1985, No. 967, §1; Acts 2001, No. 932, §1.

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