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Judge Sam Has Now Recused Himself from SCO v. IBM ~pj
Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 04:54 PM EST

Can you believe it?
12/14/2011 - 1104 - ORDER OF RECUSAL Judge David Sam recused. Case reassigned to Judge Dee Benson for all further proceedings. Signed by Judge David Sam on 12/13/11. (jmr) (Entered: 12/14/2011)

Judge David Sam joins a flock of judges who have now recused themselves from this case. And it would surprise me if Judge Benson doesn't have to do the same, given his friendship with Senator Orrin Hatch, father of SCO's lawyer, Brent Hatch. Who's left? Judge Ted Stewart?


  


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Off Topic
Authored by: Kilz on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 04:58 PM EST
For all posts that are not on topic.

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Newspicks
Authored by: Kilz on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 04:59 PM EST
Please mention the name of the story in the title of your post.

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Corrections
Authored by: Kilz on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 05:00 PM EST
While I don't think we will find any, its possible.

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This is the plan
Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 05:03 PM EST
Keep recycling the case until there are no eligible judges to hear it.

I.E. delay.

Nothing has changed.

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Judges on strike?
Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 05:03 PM EST
Is this the Federal Court's way of telling the Delaware bankruptcy court that
it's not going to hear this turkey? And therefore that the BK court needs to
pull the plug on SCO, because it's not going to get a ruling that gives it
money, ever?

MSS2

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I nominate Judge Henry X. Harper
Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 05:25 PM EST
A man who knows who's naughty and who's nice.

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Isn't Judge Motz available?
Authored by: Laomedon on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 05:36 PM EST
Maybe Judge J. Frederick Motz wouldn't mind visiting Utah a few more
times...

/tongue in cheek

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Judge Ted Stewart will be fine
Authored by: egan on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 05:41 PM EST
Sure, he presided over the second SCO v. Novell trial and ruled against SCO on
the matter of law issues, but he also made sure that SCO had every opportunity
to argue its case.

So if Dee Benson also recuses himself, Ted Stewart will do.

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Some sense of Monty Python-ism is creeping in here...
Authored by: BJ on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 06:03 PM EST
I see the words SCO, JUDGE, RECUSE and DIE in carousselling strings in front of
me.
And I hear funny voices.
And I'd swear I smell bacon...

bjd

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Maybe Judge Judy is available
Authored by: crs17 on Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 11:20 PM EST
Or any of the other TV judges. Wouldn't it be a hoot if she resolve the case in
10 minutes, just in time for the commercial break?

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No captial offense for corporations
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 12:49 AM EST
I guess being a living being person isn't so bad after all. This lingering death
thing for the likes of SCO warms my heart. There should be a word for taking
pleasure in the misfortune of corporations.

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Back to Judge Kimball?
Authored by: YetAnotherSteve on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 05:31 AM EST
Could this go back to Judge Kimball?

After the successful appeal in SCO v. Novell, I think the trial and final
rulings had to have a different judge, otherwise there would be obvious doubt
about whether the ruling was prejudged.

But now that Judge Kimball's judgement has been weighed against the jury verdict
and Judge Stewart's rulings, why shouldn't SCO v. IBM go back to him?

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You honestly think Judge Benson will recuse himself?
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 07:45 AM EST
The way this punch and judy show is playing out, I thoroughly expect him to
invite Brent to sit at the bench with him as "you get a better view from up
here" etc

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Judge Sam Has Now Recused Himself from SCO v. IBM ~pj
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 09:31 AM EST
Ok that made me laugh.
Cypher3c

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Reasons for recusal?
Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 12:06 PM EST
Why is it not required that the Judge state the reason for the recusal?

How do we know that the reason is not "because I don't feel like it"
(which by the way, is probably a valid reason in this case, but that's besides
the point)?

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  • Reasons for recusal? - Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, December 16 2011 @ 04:28 PM EST
  • Judges recusal - Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, December 16 2011 @ 09:08 PM EST
Flock of Judges
Authored by: YurtGuppy on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 01:09 PM EST
(and I ran, I ran so far away)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_Pq0xYr3L4



---
a small fish in an even smaller pond

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Utah Judges sittin' in a tree, R - E - C - U - S - I - N - G
Authored by: SirHumphrey on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 05:31 PM EST

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  • More like... - Authored by: Anonymous on Thursday, December 15 2011 @ 09:50 PM EST
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