LAFAYETTE, La. - A Louisiana federal judge on April 5 recused himself from a state attorney general lawsuit involving the marketing of Plavix, saying that but for a lack of opposition from the plaintiffs, he did not need to (James Buddy Caldwerll v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Holding Partnership, et al., No. 12-443, W.D. La., Lafayette Div.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48649).