Oksana Baiul Aims To Put NY Judge On Ice In NBC Dispute

By David McAfee (August 1, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Figure skating legend Oksana Baiul on Thursday moved to disqualify the New York federal judge that oversaw dismissed lawsuits brought against NBCUniversal Media LLC and others over Baiul's name appearing in an announcement for an event she didn't attend, saying the judge previously represented Time Warner Cable Inc.

Baiul says U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest hasn't disclosed any potential conflicts of interest since the February merger between Time Warner and Comcast Corp., even though she was lead counsel for Time Warner, which was a co-defendant with NBC and Comcast, the current parent of NBC, in unrelated litigation. Judge Forrest previously...

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