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Supreme Court clarifies correct standard for recusal of judge
Mar 8, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

(JURIST) - The US Supreme Court on Monday reversed a case due to the lower courts` analysis that focused on the presence of actual bias as opposed to an objective probability of actual bias. In Rippo v. Baker, Michael Rippo discovered that the judge hearing his criminal case was the subject of a federal bribery investigation, and Rippo believed the same district attorney`s office that was prosecuting him was playing a part in the judge`s bribery investigation. Rippo sought to disqualify the judg

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