Ninth Circuit Judge Resigns Amid Misconduct Inquiry

Federal Judge Kozinski Retires as Sexual Misconduct Inquiry Launched
– SF Gate

Manatt’s Ben Shatz, co-chair of the firm’s appellate practice, was interviewed by SF Gate for an article highlighting the career of federal judge Alex Kozinski, Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, who announced his plan to retire following the launch of misconduct inquiries.

Kozinski was described as an “iconoclast” with libertarian-leaning views, and Shatz recalled him having a cogent and clear writing style, often interlacing humor in his opinions.

Read the article here