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Court of Appeals — Judge Recusal: People v. Hampton

New York State Court of Appeals  Judge Recusal Subsequently-filed Written Motion — Mistrial People v. Hampton No. 92 Judge Read Background: The defendant, after being convicted, moved to set aside a jury verdict based upon a lack of evidence. Just prior to this, the presiding judge learned of a potential personal connection between him and the victim. The judge recused himself ...