Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Gordon, Hurwitz, Butowsky, Baker, Weitzen & Shalov, New York City (Franklin B. Velie, Paul D. Wexler, Bruce Siegel, New York City, of counsel), for plaintiffs-appellees.
Barrett Smith Schapiro Simon & Armstrong, New York City (Michael F. Armstrong, Martin F. Richman, Eric T. Singer, New York City, Susan L. Gotbetter [not yet admitted], of counsel), for receiver Michael F. Armstrong.
Lunney & Crocco, New York City (J. Robert Lunney, Michael J. McAllister, James J. DeLuca, New York City, of counsel), for defendants-appellants.
Alice Daniel, Asst. Atty. Gen., Washington, D. C. (Robert E. Kopp, Frederick D. Cohen, Attys., Civ. Div., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., of counsel), for the United States as amicus curiae.
Ralph C. Ferrara, Gen. Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D. C. (Paul Gonson, Sol., John P. Sweeney, Asst. Gen. Counsel, Anne C. Flannery, Sp. Counsel, Washington, D. C., Harlan W. Penn, Atty., of counsel), for the Securities and Exchange Commission as amicus curiae.
Robert S. Burk, Acting Gen. Counsel, I. C. C., Washington, D. C. (Frederick W. Read, III, Associate Gen. Counsel, Washington, D. C., of counsel), for the Interstate Commerce Commission as amicus curiae.
Brien E. Kehoe, Gen. Counsel, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, D. C. (Edward G. Gruis, Deputy Gen. Counsel, John C. Cunningham, Atty., Washington, D. C., of counsel), for the Federal Maritime Commission as amicus curiae.
John G. Gaine, Gen. Counsel, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Washington, D. C., for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as amicus curiae.
Erwin N. Griswold, Washington, D. C. (Donald I. Baker, Griffin B. Bell, Robert H. Bork, Calvin J. Collier, Jr., Ronald J. Dolan, Michael J. Egan, Washington, D. C., Ralph E. Erickson, Los Angeles, Cal., John R. Ferguson, Rudolph W. Giuliani, Robert B. Hummel, Owen M. Johnson, Thomas F. Kauper, Edward H. Levi, Michael R. McQuinn, Gerald P. Norton, Jonathan C. Rose, William D. Ruckelshaus, Antonin Scalia, Laurence H. Silberman, Joe Sims, William E. Swope, Donald F. Turner, Washington, D. C., Harold R. Tyler, Jr., New York City, Alan S. Ward, Washington, D. C., of counsel), for certain lawyers as amici curiae.
Before KAUFMAN, Chief Judge, and FEINBERG, MANSFIELD, MULLIGAN, OAKES, TIMBERS, VAN GRAAFEILAND, MESKILL and NEWMAN, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
Submitted to the En Banc Court February 22, 1980.
FEINBERG, Circuit Judge (with whom KAUFMAN, Chief Judge, and MANSFIELD, OAKES and TIMBERS, Circuit Judges, concur):
In this en banc proceeding, we are called upon to consider two significant issues: the appealability of orders denying a motion to disqualify an attorney and the standard to be applied by the trial judge in ruling upon such motions. Clovis McAlpin and Capital Growth Real Estate Fund, Inc., two...
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