A San Francisco Chronicle blogger and others take note of the fact that U.S. district judge Martin Feldman, who enjoined the Obama Administration's six-month moratorium on deep sea offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, may have a number of investments in energy stocks, including offshore drilling. Here's his 2008 financial disclosure statement. (PDF) Judge for yourself. Information on his present investments was not immediately available.
The case is Hornbeck Offshore Services LLC v. Salazar, 2:10-cv-01663, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans). Here's the opinion.