Chief Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and four other East Coast judges have been named to conduct the judicial misconduct investigation of 9th Circuit Chief Judge Alex Kozinski stemming from reports of sexually explicit images on a Web site operated by Kozinski’s family.

Kozinski himself had called for the investigation, but the Judicial Council of the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit filed an order on Monday asking that the matter be transferred to the judicial council of a different circuit due to “exceptional circumstances.”

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