The complaint of judicial misconduct against Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit with respect his website is concluded under Rule 20(b)(1)(B) of the Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings, as appropriate corrective action has been taken. To the extent the complaint involves the Judge's conduct in the United States v. Isaacs case, that portion is dismissed under Rule 20(b)(1)(A)(i) as neither the Judge's assignment to the Isaacs case nor his decision to recuse himself from it constituted conduct cognizable under the Judicial Conduct and Disability Act.
Original Proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 351
Transferred from the Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit
Filed June 5, 2009
Before SCIRICA, Chief Judge, SLOVITER, McKEE, RENDELL, BARRY, AMBRO, AMBROSE, BROWN, BARTLE, KANE, and SLEET, Members of the Judicial Council.
Opinion by SCIRICA, Chief Judge.