In the normal judicial misconduct case, a federal appeals court would handle the complaint internally. But the sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit pose complications for the courts, according to judicial ethics experts.

Chief Judge Sidney Thomas of the Ninth Circuit is expected to announce soon how his court will respond to accusations by six former clerks or externs that Kozinski asked them to view pornography or subjected them to inappropriate comments.

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