Circuit Removes Judge From Fee Request in ADA Case

, New York Law Journal


A judge's decision to make his staffers inspect a building in an Americans with Disabilities Act suit, and then deny attorneys fees as a result of what was found, has prompted the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to remove him from the case.

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Originally appeared in print as Circuit Removes District Judge From Fee Request in ADA Case

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    Judge Sterling Johnson is a hero for having the guts to expose the shystersÂ’ ADA racket for what it is, and the Second Circuit panel, obfuscating the truth with technicalities, is a disgraceful defender of a shameless status quo.

    -Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, DC

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