Reports: US judge Matthew Kacsmaryk redacted name of corporation he owned stock in on disclosure forms
Friday, April 28, 2023
In 2021, at least 85% of Kacsmaryk's reported wealth originated from the holding, worth between US$5 million and US$25 million.
The executive director of the, Michael Lissner told CNN: "If you have stock and you're not saying what it's in and it's this much of your personal wealth, that's a conflict you have. The public deserves to know."
According to Kacsmaryk, writing to CNN, the redaction was approved by the. He said the redacted entity was a non-Texas private corporation. He stated: "The Clerk's Office has the name of the entity, actively screens incoming cases, and I would be automatically recused from any cases involving this entity."
Kacsmaryk earlier this month suspended the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of abortion pill , preventing consumers from obtaining it. On Friday, the US Supreme Court paused that suspension.
The reports came after an investigation byinto Supreme Court Justice ' non-disclosure of vacations and property sales involving a billionaire the nonprofit described as a conservative.
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