Arkansas Judge Steps down from ExxonMobil Lawsuit

Published 03/12 2014 11:13AM

Updated 03/12 2014 11:15AM

LITTLE ROCK, AR - A new judge will be appointed to oversee the U.S. and State of Arkansas lawsuit against ExxonMobil.

In a court filing on Tuesday, Judge James Moody, Jr. recused himself from the case, citing a "previous relationship with counsel or a party."

There's no word yet on who the Clerk of Court will appoint to replace Judge Moody. 

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