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Son's connection to case may have prompted Kennedy's recusal.

, The National Law Journal


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's mysterious recusal in a bankruptcy case decided on May 29 may have been triggered by his son Justin's professional prominence in a financial field affected by the case.

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