Judge who nixed drill ban reported oil investments

This undated photo provided by the office of U.S. District Judge Martin L. C. Feldman, shows Judge Feldman, Feldman struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico as rash and heavy-handed Tuesday, June 22, 2010, saying the government simply assumed that because one rig exploded, the others pose an imminent danger, too. (AP Photo/Office of U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman) (AP Photo/Office of U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman)

June 23, 2010 7:06:09 AM PDT
The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new member of a secret national security court.

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