A New Jersey law firm sued a former associate in New Jersey state court over his blog lambasting the firm. He removed the case to federal court, where the case is pending. On Nov. 9, the federal judge recused herself, because her husband has served as an arbitrator for the firm.
Links and Court Documents:
Fired Associate Launches Mimic Site to Trash-Talk Firm (New Jersey Law Journal, Nov. 2, 2009)
Federal Judge Recuses from Suit Over Faux Firm Gripe Site (New Jersey Law Journal, Nov. 16, 2009)