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Paul v. Judicial Watch, Inc.
Citation:571 F.Supp.2d 17 (D.D.C. 2008)
Paul (Plaintiff), who ran for the New York Senate, sued Judicial Watch (Defendant), an activist organization that had represented him on several matters, for breach of the representation agreement after a key attorney left Judicial Watch. Although Paul was initially represented by other counsel in the matter, that same attorney who had previously worked for Judicial Watch filed an appearance on behalf of Paul. Judicial Watch moved to disqualify Paul’s counsel.
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