Westlaw Headnote of the Day – November 19, 2010

November 19, 2010

West's Key 227 Judges
West's Key 227IV Disqualification to Act
West's Key 227k49 Bias and Prejudice
West's Key 227k49(1) k. In General.

227 JudgesIn determining whether a federal judge should recuse himself, reviewing court must ask how the facts would appear to a well-informed, thoughtful and objective observer, rather than the hypersensitive, cynical, and suspicious person.

Sensley v. Albritton, 385 F.3d 591 (5th Cir. 2004)

Suggested by Valerie Garber, West Principal Attorney Editor