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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski 60 Minutes interview –
Important insights from a highly respected Judge in our 9th Circuit Court


Judge Alex Kozinski
Photo credit: CBS News

* The 9th Circuit Court encompasses the State of Washington
* Insights into the 9th Circuit Court’s Trump immigration/travel ban

– “Judge Alex Kozinski’s advice for President Trump”
“Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge tells 60 Minutes it’s not the judiciary’s job to be a political counterforce, but to protect against abuses>

Broadcast April 23, 2017, Correspondent Lesley Stahl

*Judge Kozinski warns that when any litigant, including Trump, insults a judge it only highlights the weakness of their position.
* In weighing the travel ban, Judge Kozinski says fellow judges should not hold elected officials like President Trump hostage to what they said while campaigning.
* Capital punishment should be by guillotine or firing squad, argues Kozinski, who says society sanitizes the brutality of the death penalty with lethal drugs.
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Posted by Steve on May 10, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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