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United States v. Garrison
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
340 F.Supp. 952 (1972)
Garrison (defendant) was a New Orleans district attorney charged with accepting bribes to permit illegal gambling operations. Garrison moved for recusal of the judge presiding over his criminal proceedings because the judge had previously issued an opinion in which the judge made disparaging comments about Garrison’s conduct as a prosecutor. In addition, Garrison had published a press release denouncing the judge’s opinion.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Christenberry, J.)
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