Federal judge who sealed Cebull file retires amid sexual misconduct allegations

The federal judge who ordered that the results of a lengthy misconduct investigation into a former Montana chief judge be sealed resigned Monday amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Kozinski is the U.S. 9th Circuit chief judge who in 2013 declared that the results of an official investigation into former Montana Chief District Judge Richard Cebull’s racist, homophobic, and sexist emails was “moot” because Cebull resigned from the bench.