"This monograph offers a synthesis and analysis of the case law under 28 U.S.C. [sections] 455 and 144 to assist judges in ruling on recusal"--Page v.
"This monograph was prepared by Alan Hirsch, Esq., and Kay Loveland, of the Federal Judicial Center, with substantial editorial assistance from Kris Markarian ..."--Page v. Also available on the Center's website at jnet.fjc.dcn and at www.fjc.gov.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-86).
Formatted Contents Note
Pt.1 : The recusal statutes 1. Summary 2. History of section 455 3. Disqualification : section 455(b) 4. Disqualification based on question of partiality : section 455(a) 5. Section 455(e) : waiver of recusal 6. Section 455(f) : divestiture can overcome disqualification 7. Assigning recusal motion to a different judge 8. Bias or prejudice : section 144 9. Disqualification of appellate judges : 28 U.S.C. [section] 47 10. Judge's authority after deciding to recuse. Pt.2 : Miscellaneous issues 1. Timeliness of motion 2. Recusal in bench trials 3. Standing 4. Efforts to investigate 5. Rule of necessity 6. Substitution of counsel. Pt.3 : Appellate issues 1. Standard of review 2. Harmless error 3. Interlocutory review 4. Reviewability of rescusal 5. Mootness 6. Guilty plea 7. Jurisdiction.
Digital File Characteristics
System Details Note
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. (http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212)
Source of Description
Description based on print version record.
Available in Other Form
Print version: Recusal. Washington, D.C. : Federal Judicial Center, 2002