Rimini Says Judge Must Not Be Reassigned To Oracle Suit

By Matthew Guarnaccia (November 4, 2016, 10:53 PM EDT) -- Rimini Street Inc. is pushing to keep a magistrate judge recused from Oracle's copyright infringement lawsuit against the company, saying the tech giant's recent effort to bring her back would improperly override her decision to step aside.

Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen recused herself from the case due to a conflict of interest with Rimini's counsel, W. West Allen of Howard & Howard PLLC, but Oracle moved in October to reassign her once again to the dispute. In a motion on Tuesday, Rimini said the parties failed to agree on the assignment of Judge Leen to the case, arguing that U.S....

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