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01-835 Sao Paulo State of the Federative Republic of Brazil v. American Tobacco Co., Inc., et al.

The Fifth Circuit's decision is inconsistent with Liljeberg v. Health Services Acquisition Corp., 486 U.S. 847 (1988), which stated that §455(a) requires judicial recusal "if a reasonable person, KNOWING ALL THE CIRCUMSTANCES, would expect that the judge would have actual knowledge" of his interest or bias in the case. 486 U.S., at 861 (internal quotation ...

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