Hevesi Wants Judge Recused Over Conflict Of Interest

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 11:13 PM EST) -- Former New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi on Tuesday asked the judge presiding over his corruption case to step aside, claiming the judge hid personal and fiduciary ties to the estranged father of Hevesi's lawyer to keep the high-profile case.

Hevesi's attorney Brad Simon learned last week that Judge Lewis B. Stone is the executor of his parents' wills and a trustee of two lifetime trusts set up by Simon's father, according to Hevesi's motion for recusal filed in the Supreme Court of the State of...
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