Can US Courts Police Themselves On Workplace Misconduct?

By Cara Bayles (September 22, 2021, 12:02 PM EDT) -- Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski resigned in 2017 after more than a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment in the workplace. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

The #MeToo movement was in full swing when former law clerk Heidi Bond revealed in 2017 that a decade earlier, Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski had called her into his office repeatedly to show her pornography.

"I remember feeling that I needed to not move, either physically or emotionally," she wrote in a blog post, "that if I just treated this like this was normal it would stay normal and not get worse."

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