No one was more dumbfounded than now-retired Judge Brett Klein when California’s Commission on Judicial Performance initiated an investigation into his handling of a class action settlement.

That investigation, begun three weeks ago, concluded Tuesday with the CJP issuing a seven-page order publicly censuring the 20-year veteran, who stepped down from the bench on Dec. 1, and barring him from future judicial assignments.

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