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Private Admonition of a Municipal Court Judge. (08/19/13).

08/19/2013
 
 

The judge made a phone call to the arresting police officer on behalf of a friend, which was perceived by the officer as an improper attempt by the judge to use of the prestige of judicial office t...

Private Reprimand of a Retired District Judge. (08/19/13).

08/19/2013
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he removed a criminal defendant’s court-appointed attorney based solely on the fact that a fami...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (07/16/13).

07/16/2013
 
 

The judge failed to make a reasonable inquiry to determine if he had a disqualifying relationship in a matter where his niece, a relative within the third degree of consanguinity, was a manager of ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (07/09/13).

07/09/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she attempted to mediate a dispute resulting from a physical altercation between two citiz...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (06/26/13).

06/26/2013
 
 

The judge failed to maintain patience, courtesy, and dignity toward individuals with whom she deals in an official capacity. [Violation of Canon 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct and Arti...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (05/23/13).

05/23/2013
 
 

The judge improperly intervened in a defendant’s case by ordering the defendant released on a personal bond after another judge had already magistrated and set a surety bond for the defendant and a...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace. (04/23/13).

04/23/2013
 
 

The judge solicited funds for a nonprofit corporation and lent the prestige of judicial office to advance her own private interests, and the private interests of the nonprofit corporation, when she...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (04/15/13).

04/15/2013
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he magistrated his grandson. Although the judge was not similarly disqualified from magistratin...