Can a trial judge be impartial when his alma mater is being sued for fraud? Three attorneys behind a spate of fraud class actions targeting law schools don't think so. They argued on August 1 that Kings County, N.Y., Supreme Court Judge David Schmidt should recuse himself from the case they filed against Brooklyn Law School on behalf of five recent graduates.
Judge who graduated from accused law school declines to recuse
The National Law Journal
August 1, 2012
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