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4th Circuit reinstates visiting attorneys (access required)

The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated an order in which a federal district judge in South Carolina revoked temporary admission for out-of-state lawyers who had asked the judge to recuse himself. In a case revolving around three Florida lawyers who asserted claims of judicial bias against U.S. Senior District Judge G. Ross Anderson, the lawyers won in Belue v. Leventhal (South Carolina Lawyers Weekly No. 001-092-11, 23 pages). But neither the lawyers nor Anderson won any plaudits in the unanimous ruling by a panel of three 4th Circuit judges.

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