High Court Rebuffs Recusal Feud In Publicis Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 10:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to wade into a dispute over whether a federal magistrate judge's advocacy for using predictive coding to search electronically stored documents meant he should have stepped away from a sex discrimination lawsuit against Publicis Groupe SA.

The nation's highest court denied a petition for certiorari from female public relations workers that had sought review of a Second Circuit decision declining to compel the recusal of U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck, who was tapped to supervise pretrial proceedings in...
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