Johnson v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. et al

Filing 17

ORDER OF RECUSAL - That, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455, the undersigned disqualifies himself from presiding over this matter. That the Clerk shall reassign this matter to another District Judge. That the case has been randomly reassigned to District Judge David N. Hurd. Signed by Senior Judge Gary L. Sharpe on 10/14/2020. (jel, )

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Case 1:20-cv-01019-DNH-CFH Document 17 Filed 10/14/20 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ________________________________ VANESHA JOHNSON, Plaintiff, 1:20-cv-1019 (GLS/CFH) v. TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC. et al., Defendants. ________________________________ ORDER Judicial disqualification is governed by 28 U.S.C. § 455. Disqualification is required when, among other things, a judge “knows that he, individually or as a fiduciary, or his spouse or minor child residing in his household, has a financial interest in the subject matter in controversy or in a party to the proceeding, or any other interest that could be substantially affected by the outcome of the proceeding.” Id. § 455(b)(4). Upon review of the papers, disqualification is required in this case. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455, the undersigned disqualifies himself from presiding over this matter; and it is further ORDERED that the Clerk shall reassign this matter to another District Case 1:20-cv-01019-DNH-CFH Document 17 Filed 10/14/20 Page 2 of 2 Judge; and it is further ORDERED that the case has been randomly reassigned to District Judge David N. Hurd; and it is further ORDERED that the Clerk provide a copy of this Order to plaintiffs in accordance to the Local Rules. IT IS SO ORDERED. October 14, 2020 Albany, New York 2

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