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Hon. Alex Kozinski

Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski was appointed United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit on November 7, 1985. He graduated from UCLA, receiving an A.B. degree in 1972, and from UCLA Law School, receiving a J.D. degree in 1975. Prior to his appointment to the appellate bench, Judge Kozinski served as Chief Judge of the United States Claims Court, 1982-85; Special Counsel, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1981-1982; Assistant Counsel, Office of Counsel to the President, 1981; Deputy Legal Counsel, Office of President-Elect Reagan, 1980-81; Attorney, Covington & Burling, 1979-81; Attorney, Forry Golbert Singer & Gelles, 1977-79; Law Clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, 1976-77; and Law Clerk to Circuit Judge Anthony M. Kennedy, 1975-76.


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Publications and Multimedia
A Conversation Between Judge Kozinski and Judge Reinhardt - Event Audio
Sixth Annual Western Conference
January 28, 2012
Property Rights in the United States - Event Audio/Video
2007 National Lawyers Convention
November 16, 2007