The flaming liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has been a constant thorn in the side of the Trump administration’s efforts to implement a travel ban on six countries known to be hotbeds of radical Islamic terrorism.
Putting judicial activism ahead of the safety of Americans while sticking it to President Trump, the ninth “circus” court as some conservatives refer to it, has been nothing but a bothersome and obstructionist entity that should be either cleaned up or closed down.
So often are the court’s decisions later smacked down – in Trump’s case by the Supreme Court – that it only serves as an impediment to justice and a drain on taxpayer money.
Now in a bit of news that should surprise nobody, a powerful judge who sits on the bench for the “circus” court has been accused of being a pervert by multiple women including one who claims that he invited her into his office to show her pornographic images on his computer.
Multiple women say appeals court judge Alex Kozinski asked them to watch porn or subjected them to sexually inappropriate comments https://t.co/v7VbysRsxG
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 8, 2017
Via the Washington Post “Prominent appeals court Judge Alex Kozinski accused of sexual misconduct”:
A former clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski said the powerful and well-known jurist, who for many years served as chief judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, called her into his office several times and pulled up pornography on his computer, asking if she thought it was photoshopped or if it aroused her sexually.
Heidi Bond, who clerked for Kozinski from 2006 to 2007, said the porn was not related to any case. One set of images she remembered was of college-age students at a party where “some people were inexplicably naked while everyone else was clothed.” Another was a sort of digital flip book that allowed users to mix and match heads, torsos and legs to create an image of a naked woman.
Bond is one of six women — all former clerks or externs in the 9th Circuit — who alleged to The Washington Post in recent weeks that Kozinski, now 67 and still serving as a judge on the court, subjected them to a range of inappropriate sexual conduct or comments. She is one of two former clerks who said Kozinski asked them to view porn in his chambers.
If the question was about photoshopping, Bond said, she would focus on minor details of the image. If Kozinski asked whether the images aroused her, Bond said, she would respond: “No, this kind of stuff doesn’t do anything for me. Is there anything else you need?” She said she recalled three instances when the judge showed her porn in his office.
Ironically, Kozinski was actually at loggerheads with his fellow judges over the travel ban with him dissenting from the activists abusing their power to resist Trump by continually throwing a monkey wrench into the gears.
Judge Kozinski has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct – he sounds just like Al Franken.