Judge Tossed From Racial Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A district court judge in Hawaii has been removed from a racial discrimination suit for refusing to allow expert testimony and for his apparent unwillingness to implement an earlier appeals court decision.

In a ruling handed down on Dec. 26, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit did not go so far as to say that Judge Manuel Real was biased, but it did remand the case to a different district court judge.

Real has since appealed the decision to...
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