2D Circuit Rules Judge Should Have Recused Self Over Judge's Mortgage Application Prepared By Cooperating Witness in Mortgage Fraud Case

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US v. Amico, No. 03-1737

Convictions and sentences on charges arising from a mortgage fraud scheme are vacated as the district judge's handling of, and reaction to, his prior dealings with the government's main cooperating witness concerning a mortgage application for the judge created an appearance of partiality and recusal was required.

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