Judge In Firing Suit Has Conflict, 3rd Circ. Hears

Law360, Philadelphia (January 16, 2013, 12:58 PM EST) -- The former CFO of the Philadelphia Convention Center asked the Third Circuit on Wednesday to order a judge handling a suit over her termination to recuse herself, citing the judge’s presence on a board that has a role in promoting the interests of the center.

An attorney for Madeline Apollo told a three-judge panel during oral arguments that U.S. District Judge Petrese Tucker’s seat on the board of the Avenue of the Arts Inc. creates a public perception that she can not be impartial in the...
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