Moscowitz to Return to Bench Pending Report

Following the conclusion of the hearings of the sub-committee of the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives, inquiring into his judicial conduct in connection with bankruptcy cases, Federal Judge Grover M. Moscowitz announced that he will return to the bench on Monday, June 24, without awaiting the report of the committee. When he learned that the House of Representatives had passed an investigating resolution, Judge Moscowitz, on March 1, announced that he would discontinue sitting pending the investigation, which he requested at once.

Upon his announcement that he would return to the bench on Monday, a report spread in the Brooklyn courts that Judge Moscowitz had been exonerated of the charges by the subcommittee at its hearings which were held behind closed doors. This was denied by Judge Manton, senior circuit judge. The findings of the committee will not be ready before October 14, when Congress will begin consideration of business.

Judge Moscowitz announced he is returning to the bench with the consent of the senior circuit judge.

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