Namystiuk v. Barney
ORDER REFERRING MOTION FOR JUDICIAL RECUSAL. Signed by Judge Alsup on 12/21/2015. (whalc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/21/2015)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ORDER REFERRING MOTION
FOR JUDICIAL RECUSAL
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
No. C 15-03078 WHA
SMITH BARNEY and JAINA SYSTEMS
Plaintiff Denys Namistiuk has filed a motion to disqualify the undersigned judge (Dkt.
Section 144 of Title 28 of the United States Code states:
Whenever a party to any proceeding in a district court makes and
files a timely and sufficient affidavit that the judge before whom
the matter is pending has a personal bias or prejudice either
against him or in favor of any adverse party, such judge shall
proceed no further therein, but another judge shall be assigned to
hear such proceeding.
The affidavit shall state the facts and the reasons for the belief
that bias or prejudice exists, and shall be filed not less than ten
days before the beginning of the term at which the proceeding is
to be heard, or good cause shall be shown for failure to file it
within such time. A party may file only one such affidavit in any
case. It shall be accompanied by a certificate of counsel of record
stating that it is made in good faith.
Plaintiff’s motion shall be heard by another judge. The Clerk shall please RANDOMLY
motion for recusal to be heard BY ANOTHER JUDGE.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: December 21, 2015.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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