McGhee v. Ethicon, Inc. et al

Filing 4

ORDER OF RECUSAL. Senior Judge Gary L. Sharpe recused. Case reassigned to Judge David N. Hurd for all further proceedings. Signed by Senior Judge Gary L. Sharpe on 1/6/2021. (jel, )

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Case 1:20-cv-01639-DNH-DJS Document 4 Filed 01/06/21 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ________________________________ ASIA MCGHEE, Plaintiff, 1:20-cv-1639 (GLS/DJS) v. ETHICON, 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.” See 28 U.S.C. § 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 Judge; and it is further Case 1:20-cv-01639-DNH-DJS Document 4 Filed 01/06/21 Page 2 of 2 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. January 6, 2021 Albany, New York 2

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