Judge Alex Kozinski
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* 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.
– The Judges of this Court in Order of Seniority