Outgoing CFTC Judge Blasts Colleague, Alleges Bias

Law360, New York (October 15, 2010, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A retiring administrative law judge at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission warned the organization not to assign seven unresolved cases on his docket to one of his colleagues while he is on leave, claiming that his fellow judge had sworn almost two decades ago never to rule in a complainant's favor, and made good on that promise.

In a notice and order received by the CFTC's Office of Proceedings on Wednesday and made available on Futuresmag.com, outgoing Judge George H. Painter said that Judge Bruce...
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