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Recusal Request Was Too Late, High Court Says

Justices reject drug defendant's argument about ex parte communication

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The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday rejected a drug defendant's argument for a new trial, concluding that the defendant waited too long to ask the trial judge to recuse because she had heard an ex parte communication that the defendant could be dangerous.

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    If the Court of Appeals decision as written by Judge Branch was correct, in any case with 2 or more defendants, if you don‘t like the trial judge, just have one party‘s counsel say something to the judge about another defendant and the judge should disqualify him or herself sua sponta? Surely you jest!

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