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Court rules asylum seeker wasn't allowed to tell whole story

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in California has ruled that a Nigerian man wasn't allowed to tell his whole story before being ordered to leave the country.

Body found in Vacaville, Calif., ID'd as missing investigator

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A body discovered about 40 miles east of Oakland, Calif., has been positively identified as Sandra Coke, a missing legal investigator, police said Tuesday.

Appeals court tosses 1990 conviction

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15 (UPI) -- An Arizona woman on death row for two decades was denied a fair trial for the murder of her 4-year-old son, a federal appeals court said Thursday.

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Appeals court reduces Bratz judgment

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court in California has excused toymaker Mattel Inc. from paying $172 million to MGA Entertainment Inc.
San Diego judge tapped for Loughner trial

San Diego judge tapped for Loughner trial

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A San Diego federal judge known for handling major felony cases will preside over the trial of Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner, court officials said.

Judge OKs same-sex trial on YouTube

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- A federal judge ruled Wednesday the Proposition 8 trial in San Francisco will be videotaped for delayed Internet release on YouTube.

Judge admonished for posting sexy items

LOS ANGELES, July 3 (UPI) -- The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals chief judge was admonished for showing poor judgment by posting sexually explicit material on the Internet.

Judge e-mailed vulgar jokes to gag list

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A federal judge in California says he has stopped sending tasteless jokes to a wide range of people in an e-mail group he called the Easy Rider Gag List.

Judge recuses himself from obscenity case

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) -- U.S. appeals court Judge Alex Kozinski Friday recused himself from a Los Angeles obscenity case, admitting he had sexually explicit material on his Web site.

Judge with porn site wants investigation

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Los Angeles who admitted his personal Web site contained sexual images requested an investigation Thursday.

Web site may be sued for housing bias

SAN FRANCISCO, April 3 (UPI) -- A roommate-matching Web site may be sued for violating fair housing laws by requiring information that may foster discrimination, a U.S. appeals court ruled.

Ban on anti-gay T-shirt upheld

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a San Diego-area high school can ban the wearing of T-shirts with anti-homosexual slogans.

9th Circuit overturns 80s death sentence

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a man's death sentence because his attorney compared him to Charles Manson during closing arguments.

Controversial Calif. gun decision stands

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6 (UPI) -- A sharply divided federal appeals court in California Tuesday refused to reconsider its controversial ruling challenging the concept that the right to own any t
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Alex Kozinski (born July 23, 1950) is Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, an essayist, and a judicial commentator.

Kozinski was born in Bucharest, Romania. In 1962, when he was 12, his parents, both Holocaust survivors, brought him to the United States. The family settled in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, where his father, Moses, ran a small grocery store.

Kozinski graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, receiving an A.B. degree in 1972, and from the UCLA School of Law, receiving a J.D. degree in 1975. Kozinski clerked for future Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Ninth Circuit from 1975 to 1976, and then for Chief Justice Warren Burger from 1976 to 1977. From June 5, 1981 to August 1982, Kozinski served as the first U.S. Special Counsel appointed by President Ronald Reagan.

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