A federal trial judge in Kansas who was publicly reprimanded last year for workplace misconduct claims, including sexual harassment, announced his resignation Tuesday from the bench, amid new scrutiny from U.S. House lawmakers about how effectively the courts were combatting judicial misbehavior.
U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia said in a letter to President Donald Trump that he will resign, effective April 1. The Kansas City Star reported that nine employment-related cases were recently reassigned from Murguia’s court.
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