Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Conflict of Interest: Judge Recuses Himself from Obscenity Trial

Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Los Angeles, California, has recused himself from an obscenity trial after sexually explicit photographs on his own Web site became public.

The judge was presiding over a federal case against Los Angeles film maker Ira Isaacs, who is accused of selling and distributing obscene films of a highly extreme nature, when a newspaper published details of his Web site's content.

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