Lam v. United States

Filing 8

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 7/26/2017 DENYING 5 Motion to Disqualify Judge. (Henshaw, R)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 TANH HUU LAM, 12 13 14 No. 2:17-cv-1295 KJN P Plaintiff, v. ORDER UNITED STATES, 15 Defendant. 16 17 Plaintiff is a state prisoner, proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis. Plaintiff seeks relief 18 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, and has moved for disqualification of the undersigned. Pursuant to 19 28 U.S.C. § 455, a magistrate judge shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his 20 impartiality might reasonably be questioned or where he has a personal bias or prejudice 21 concerning a party. In plaintiff’s motion, he speculates that the undersigned is biased against 22 plaintiff. The court does not find disqualification is appropriate in this matter. Thus, IT IS 23 HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion (ECF No. 5) is denied. 24 Dated: July 26, 2017 25 26 27 lam1295.disq 28 1

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