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Daily Dicta: Wait, That's It for Kozinski?

So much for the Judicial Council's probe into sexual misconduct by retired Judge Alex Kozinski, plus Pennsylvania Republicans refuse to give up gerrymandering fight.       

Federal Law Clerk Handbook Amended to Address Harassment Complaints

I am re-posting in its entirety, with permission, a post by Jennifer North over at Appellate Advocacy Blog: Sexual harassment claims reached the federal judiciary when Judge Alex Kozinski was accused of sexual misconduct a few weeks ago. He has...

Federal Law Clerk Handbook Addresses Sexual Harassment

On the same day Judge Alex Kozinski retired, the handbook for federal clerks was revised to address sex harassment complaints against judges. Public allegations against Kozinski probably prompted the sudden change, even though the jurist's behavior went unchecked for decades. In any case, the handbook specifically lifts the veil......

Who are the people who looked the other way at Alex Kozinski?

To the editor: How many of judges on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals knew what was going on and did not report their former colleague Alex Kozinski’s alleged misconduct? (“9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski steps down after accusations of sexual misconduct,” Dec. 18) More importantly, how many...

Alex Kozinski's retirement doesn't end the discussion about sexual harassment in the judiciary

Judge Alex Kozinski was stating the obvious Monday when he said that he couldn’t contest more than a dozen allegations of sexual misconduct and “be an effective judge.” As a consequence, the Pasadena-based jurist announced, he was retiring after three decades on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals....

U.S. appeals judge steps down amid harassment inquiry

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

Alex Kozinski, a renowned U.S. federal appeals court judge based in San Francisco, resigned on Monday after the court's chief judge initiated an inquiry into harassment accusations, Kozinski said in a statement. The U.S. 9th CircuitShow More Summary

Monday’s Pervnado Chronicles

(Steven Hayward) Today’s Pervnado Bingo winners include Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski, and apparently Dustin Hoffman, several of whose accusers appeared on NBC Nightly News to amplify their case. But did I not warn you that Al Franken wasn’t actually going to go through with his resignation? Joe Manchin: Al Franken should not resign Sen. Show More Summary

Anti-Trump 9th Circuit Judge Resigns After Multiple Women Accuse Him of Sexual Misconduct

As previously reported, the ‘powerful,’ Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit was accused of sexual harassment by at least 15 women. The most damning report came from WaPo detailing the 6 female clerks who endured the worst abuse. Show More Summary

Judge Alex Kozinski Retires Amid Allegations

If you follow legal news at all, you've likely heard about the controversy surrounding Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In response, the former chief justice, who has served on the Ninth Circuit since 1985, announced his abrupt retirement, effective immediately, on December 18, 2017.......

Sex allegations that have roiled Congress take down judge

The sexual misconduct allegations that have cut a swath through Congress brought down a prominent member of the judicial branch Monday with the resignation of Alex Kozinski, a federal appeals … Click to Continue »

Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Retires Abruptly After Sexual Harassment Allegations

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Kozinski, an appeals court judge in California for 32 years, had been accused of misconduct by multiple women.

Judge resigning amid sex inquiry known for colorful opinions

Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski, who resigned Monday amid a sexual misconduct inquiry, was known for his controversial remarks and colorfully written opinions from more than … Click to Continue »

Kozinski Misconduct Investigation, Fallout Continues

You know that person who embarrasses everyone at the table by telling an off-color joke or doing something just as gross? Is that Judge Alex Kozinski? Is he the creepy guy who will embarrass the legal profession, wait for everyone else to walk away and then just keep being......

“Federal appeals judge announces immediate retirement amid probe of sexual misconduct allegations”

Matt Zapatosky for WaPo: Alex Kozinski, the powerful judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit who was facing a judicial investigation over allegations that he subjected 15 women to inappropriate sexual behavior, announced Monday that he … Continue reading ?

Anti-Trump Judge RESIGNS After He’s Hit With Sexual Misconduct Claims

A federal judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals who was recently accused by fifteen different women of sexual misconduct has now resigned. A Reagan-era appointee, Judge Alex Kozinski has

Federal Judge Announces Retirement After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

At least 15 women have said Judge Alex Kozinski groped them, made inappropriate sexual comments, and/or showed them pornography.

A fitting punishment for a judicial icon

It’s hard to exaggerate the affection and admiration conservative court-watchers felt for Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He was outspoken, irreverent, sharp-tongued and brilliant. From one concurrence in 2011 on the Stolen Valor Act (lying about military heroism): So what, exactly, does the dissenters’ ever-truthful utopia look like? In […]

Top Federal Judge Resigns Amid Sex Allegations

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

CNN reports: A well-known federal judge has resigned Monday after multiple former clerks and junior staffers came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against him. Judge Alex Kozinski, who for many years served as chief judge...Show More Summary

Federal Judge Kozinski retires as sexual misconduct inquiry launched

Amid an onslaught of sexual misconduct allegations from at least 15 women, Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco abruptly announced his retirement Monday, effective immediately. Kozinski,...Show More Summary

Federal Judge Announces Immediate Retirement

Alex Kozinski, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit who is known for his colorful written opinions, announced his retirement after being accused “by 15 women of subjecting them to inappropriate behavior, including having clerks [...]

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