A California appeals court judge testified on Wednesday in a rare disciplinary proceeding that a colleague on the bench, Jeffrey Johnson, suggested they have a sexual affair and repeatedly grabbed her breasts while hugging her.
“I felt that he wanted sex,” Second District Court of Appeal Justice Victoria Chaney, told Emma Bradford, an examiner with the Commission on Judicial Performance at California State Bar Court in downtown Los Angeles, when recounting an incident at a hotel in Reno, Nevada, with Johnson. “I just did not want to confront him. I was, and am, afraid of him.”
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]