Judge Joseph L. Tauro replaced by Judge William G. Young

07/11/2011 ELECTRONIC NOTICE of Reassignment. Judge Joseph L. Tauro added. Judge Richard G. Stearns no longer assigned to case. (Rynne, Michelle) (Entered: 07/11/2011)
09/28/2011 26 Judge Joseph L. Tauro: ORDER entered IN RE: Request from the United Kingdom pursuant to the Treaty Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters in The Matter of Dolorus Price. Responses due by 10/3/2011. (Geraldino-Karasek, Clarilde) (Entered: 09/28/2011)
10/05/2011 30 Judge Joseph L. Tauro: ORDER entered. ORDER OF RECUSAL: Pursuant to 28 USC § 455(b)(4) and Advisory Opinion No. 58 for the Code of Conduct for the United States Judges, I hereby recuse myself form presiding in this case. The case will be returned to the Clerk to be redrawn. IT IS SO ORDERED. (Geraldino-Karasek, Clarilde) (Entered: 10/05/2011)
10/05/2011 ELECTRONIC NOTICE of Reassignment. Judge William G. Young added. Judge Joseph L. Tauro no longer assigned to case. (Folan, Karen) (Entered: 10/05/2011)

❡​ 28 U.S.C. § 455 : US Code – Section 455: Disqualification of justice, judge, or magistrate judge
(b) He shall also disqualify himself in the following circumstances:
(4) He knows that he, individually or as a fiduciary, or his spouse or minor child residing in his household, has a financial interest in the subject matter in controversy or in a party to the proceeding, or any other interest that could be substantially affected by the outcome of the proceeding;

❡​ Advisory Opinion No. 58: Disqualification When Relative is Employed by a Participating Law Firm

❡​ Joseph Tauro’s son is a partner at the same firm representing Boston College.

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