Judge Kozinski's stalker

Cyrus Sanai is the Beverly Hills attorney who found sexually explicit photos and videos on Judge Alex Kozinski's personal website and who tipped the Los Angeles Times to the porn, mp3 files and other controversial stuff. Sanai, who has long had a dispute with Kozinski, spoke at length with blogger Patterico, who posted a report on their talk and a selection of the pictures. Sanai also talked to XBiz, which quotes legal analyst Katrina Dewey saying of Kozinksi, "He committed an error in judgment by having such images available on his personal site and he is facing significant consequences for this lack of judgment. However, he is the same brilliant and fair jurist today that he was before the disclosure of the images." Meanwhile, Kozinski asked a court ethics panel to investigate whether his uploading of such material to a public website was improper for someone in his position: chief judge of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal, and presiding judge at the current trial of pornographer Ira Isaacs. And at least one law blog has decided Sanai, not Kozinski, is the story.

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