McGhee v. Ethicon, Inc. et al
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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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
ETHICON, INC. et al.,
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
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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
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