California Judge Accused Of Giving A Woman A Job In Exchange For Sex

Judge Scott SteinerOrange County authorities are investigating California Supreme Court Judge Scott Steiner.

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A married Orange County Superior Court judge allegedly traded sex for a job opportunity, the Orange County Weekly reported.The Orange County sheriff’s office is investigating Judge Scott Steiner, who is also a part-time law professor at Champman University’s law school, after discovering his alleged affair with a young woman who later landed a job at the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, according to the OC Weekly.

Steiner worked in the OC DA’s office for 11 years before becoming a judge, according to his college alumni bio

OC Weekly also reports, “well-placed legal sources say that allegations may include courthouse sex.”

Steiner’s attorney, criminal defence lawyer Paul Meyer of Costa Mesa, has not immediately returned a request for comment. 

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