Erotic Service Provider Legal Education and Research Project v. Gascon et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01007


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1 2 3 4 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 6 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 EROTIC SERVICE PROVIDER LEGAL No. C 15-01007 JSW EDUCATION AND RESEARCH PROJECT, ET 9 AL., 10 Plaintiffs, ORDER DISCLOSING LETTER 11 v. United States District Court GEORGE GASCON, ET AL., For the Northern District of California 12 13 Defendants. 14 / 15 16 On July 7, 2015, the Court notified the parties that the undersigned's son is a Deputy City 17 Attorney with the San Francisco City Attorney's Office, which represents Defendant in this case. 18 The Court also advised the parties that, in connection with a previous case, the Court sought a 19 formal opinion from the Committee on Codes of Conduct of the Judicial Conference of the United 20 States, regarding a request for recusal. The Committee issued a thorough opinion outlining the 21 circumstances in which recusal might be warranted, and it found that recusal was not required in that 22 case. Having received a request for the letter from Plaintiffs' counsel, the Court attaches the opinion 23 from the Committee on Codes of Conduct. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 Dated: July 9, 2015 JEFFREY S. WHITE 26 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 27 28