Attorney: “Most or all of the judges” in the Louisiana district “have a conflict and cannot preside” over oil spill cases


Many Gulf federal judges have oil links, Associated Press, June 6, 2010

New Orleans Judge Sells Investments to Avoid Oil Spill Conflict, Bloomberg, June 04, 2010

Six of 12 active judges assigned to the federal judicial district based in New Orleans already have removed themselves from spill-damage lawsuits, according to a court official and public records. The judges found conflicts tied to oil investments or personal relationships with lawyers or companies involved.

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