Judge Recuses Herself, Revives Bias Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 12:18 PM EDT) -- Less than two weeks after dismissing as frivolous a discriminatory retaliation suit against two law firms, a federal judge on Tuesday vacated that order and recused herself from the proceedings after the plaintiff asked a higher court to disqualify her because of a conflict of interest.

In the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Judge Roslynn Mauskopf ruled that plaintiff William DiGianni correctly observed in a request to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that while acting as a...
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