Jeffrey Johnson, the Los Angeles appellate judge accused of harassing more than a dozen women co-workers, has denied most of the allegations leveled against him in a complaint made public by state disciplinarians last week.

In a 42-page answer filed with the Commission on Judicial Performance on Tuesday, lawyers for Johnson, an associate justice of the Second District Court of Appeal, said the jurist “accepts full responsibility for his conduct where it is clear he has faltered.” But they deny the most serious accusations, including a claim he groped a fellow justice and propositioned a member of his security detail for sex.

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