TITLE

JUDICIAL IMPARTIALITY IN RECENT CIVIL RIGHTS VICTORIES: AN ANALYSIS OF THE DISQUALIFICATION OF JUDGE SHIRA SCHEINDLIN IN FLOYD V. NEW YORK CITY

AUTHOR(S)
KAVANAGH, JOEY
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law;2014, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p197
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses judicial impartiality in relation to several civil rights legal victories in America, focusing on an analysis of the disqualification of U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Shira Scheindlin in the case Floyd v. City of New York which deals with the New York, New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk police procedure. Judicial bias the disqualification of a judge are addressed in relation to title 28, sections 455 and 455(a) of the U.S. Code.
ACCESSION #
99862089

 

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