Snarky Judge Gets Heave-Ho In Ex-JPM Exec Case

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Less than a week after a wisecracking New York federal judge refused to take himself off the case of a former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive who claims the bank fired her for flagging possible fraud, the case was quietly reassigned Thursday to another jurist.

On April 14, U.S. District Judge Robert W. Sweet, who has described himself in court as “flippant,” wrote in his decision to keep the case that his remarks, including “I would do anything to get rid of this case,” were expressions...
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