Judge Says Boeing Stock Doesn't Mean Recusal In Crash Suit

By Jack Karp (October 22, 2021, 2:14 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge insisted in Illinois federal court that he doesn't need to step aside from a lawsuit against Boeing Co. over the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash even though his individual retirement account held Boeing shares.

A federal magistrate judge in Illinois says he does not need to recuse himself from a case over the 2019 crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 even though his IRA held shares of Boeing stock. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Magistrate Judge M. David Weisman realized on Sept. 28 that his managed investment IRA held three shares of Boeing common stock, valued at approximately $660, the...

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