Cable-Subscribing Judge Bows Out Of Comcast Suit

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge in one of several proposed class actions accusing Comcast Corp. of illegally tying its premium services to set-top box rentals has recused himself because he subscribes to the cable provider's services and would likely be a member of the putative class.

Judge Robert C. Chambers of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia withdrew from the case Thursday, just over a month after agreeing to stay the action while the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation considers a request...
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