US Court to revise Policies After Sexual Misconduct Claim

"The nation's largest federal court circuit is establishing a new position to oversee discrimination and sex harassment training following the resignation of a judge facing sexual misconduct allegations.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court announced Monday that its judicial council approved a new job for a director of workplace relations. The council also agreed to revise the court's confidentiality policy to clarify that it doesn't prevent employees from reporting sexual misconduct or harassment.

A court committee recommended the changes following the retirement in December of 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski."



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