Louisiana Asks for New Judge for State’s BP Spill Claims

Louisiana asked a U.S. appeals court to re-assign the state’s oil-spill damages claims for separate trial by a different judge than the one overseeing thousands of claims consolidated in New Orleans federal court.

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