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noun [uncountable] legal     nemo iudex in causa sua pronunciation in British English
/niːməʊ ˌjuːdeks ɪn ˌkaʊzə ˈsuːə/
  1. the principle that judges should not have any personal connection with or interest in the case they are hearing. This Latin phrase means ’nobody shall be judge in his own case’.
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