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.”

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