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Alito's policy on recusals is questioned

As judge, he was 'present' in case he helped prosecute

By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / December 6, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- In 1987, Samuel A. Alito Jr., then the US attorney for the district of New Jersey, signed a bank fraud indictment of a New Jersey man named Larry Kopp. Later, when Alito became a federal appeals judge, he put the Kopp case on his ''standing recusal" list, seeking to uphold his promise that he would disqualify himself from ... (Full article: 1083 words)

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