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Utes Can't Force Judge's Recusal In Dispute With Ex-Worker

Law360 (February 14, 2018, 3:28 PM EST) -- The Ute Indian Tribe on Tuesday lost its bid to force the recusal of a federal judge from a suit that is part of a sprawling contract dispute involving a former employee of its energy and minerals department who had sued the tribe to stop it from pursuing a case against him in tribal court.

Chief U.S. District Judge David Nuffer denied the tribe’s motion to recuse U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups from a case that was launched by Lynn D. Becker. The decision found that...
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Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation et al


Case Number

2:16-cv-00958

Court

Utah

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Clark Waddoups

Date Filed

September 14, 2016

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