Union Calls For Judge's Recusal From FDNY Bias Suit

Law360 (June 7, 2021, 7:41 PM EDT) -- A union for emergency medical service workers repeated its call Monday for a magistrate judge to recuse herself from its suit accusing the New York City Fire Department of race and gender bias, saying her past representation of the city in court could call her impartiality into question.

The EMS Officers Union and New York City have traded arguments over recusal since last week, when the union asked U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Cave to consider recusal because she had represented the city in a civil rights lawsuit filed by an EMS officer. The union said the past work could create the...

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