McVey v. US Bank National Association et al

Filing 24

ORDER of Recusal, by Magistrate Judge Nina Y Wang on 2/19/15. (nmarb, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 14-cv-03371-REB-NYW RALPH W. MCVEY, Plaintiff, v. US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Defendants. ______________________________________________________________________________ ORDER OF RECUSAL ______________________________________________________________________________ Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang Title 28 U.S.C. § 455(b) requires that a judge disqualify herself in certain circumstances in which her impartiality might be reasonably questioned. The provision is self-enforcing on the part of the judge. See United States v. Pearson, 203 F.3d 1243, 1276 (10th Cir. 2000). Simply put, “[w]hat matters is not the reality of bias or prejudice but its appearance.” Liteky v.United States, 510 U.S. 540, 548 (1994). Upon review of the file of this case, I conclude that I must recuse myself from further service in this case. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that: (1) I recuse myself from further service in this matter; and (2) The Clerk of the Court shall cause this case to be reassigned to another Magistrate Judge. Dated: February 19, 2015 BY THE COURT: /s/_Nina Y. Wang______________ Nina Y. Wang United States Magistrate Judge 2

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