Spectrum-Surfing NY Judge Bails Out Of AG's Net Speed Suit

Law360, New York (March 29, 2017, 3:57 PM EDT) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's big-dollar suit accusing Charter Communications of fleecing 2.5 million Empire State web surfers with false promises of fast internet over its Spectrum service will have to wait for a judge who surfs with Verizon — or not at all — after a Wednesday recusal.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer told the litigants that he subscribes to Spectrum.

“I am obligated to recuse,” Judge Engelmayer said, reasoning that he would be part of a potential universe of people realizing monetary...
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