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Federal Judge Resigns After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

At least 15 women have accused Alex Kozinski of inappropriate sexual comments or conduct.

Federal Judge Resigns After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
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Judge Alex Kozinski resigned Monday from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a number of female clerks and staffers accused him of sexual misconduct. 

At least 15 women have accused Kozinski of inappropriate sexual comments or conduct. Some allege he showed them pornography. 

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Kozinski had served on the 9th Circuit for 32 years and was its chief judge for seven.