West Headnote of the Day – February 26, 2010

February 26, 2010

West's Key 227 Judges
West's Key 227IV Disqualification to Act
West's Key 227k49 Bias and Prejudice
West's Key 227k49(2) k. Statements and Expressions of Opinion by Judge.

Trial judge’s comment “Hooray for you” in response to wife’s statement that she took her daughter to have her bellybutton professionally pierced, instead of wife actually doing the piercing herself, did not rise to the level of showing actual bias so as to warrant recusal of judge in child custody case.
Brown v. Brown, 877 So. 2d 1228 (La. Ct. App. 2004)

227 Judges