SCOTUS Taps 2d Circuit to Address Kozinski Sexual Harassment Allegations

Below is the December 5, 2017 letter from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to Second Circuit Judge Robert A. Katzmann reflecting the delegation of power to investigate claims of sexual harassment/judicial misconduct against Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski.

The enclosed Order (No. 17-90118), issued by the Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit, notes that “a complaint is hereby identified against Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski” and that said complaint “is based on allegations contained in a December 8, 2017, Washington Post article entitled ‘Prominent 9th Circuit Judge Accused of Sexual Misconduct’ and any other related articles.”

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