Terms Used In Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure 672

  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.

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

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