Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (10/11/02)

10/11/2002
 
 

The judge wrote a letter on official court stationery to the superintendent and board members of the Corpus Christi Independent School District, in which he criticized them for taking a certain act...

Hon. James H. Keeshan

09/03/2002
 359th Judicial District Court, Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas
 CJC No. 02-0668-DI

Public Admonition

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (07/12/02)

07/12/2002
 
 

The judge, in an attempt to help a family with whom she was acquainted, became involved in a pending criminal case involving one of the family members. The judge discussed the merits of the case w...

Hon. Don Emerson

06/28/2002
 320th Judicial District Court, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 01-0175-DI and 01-0187-DI

Public Warning

Private Admonition of a Municipal Court Judge (06/25/02)

06/25/2002
 
 

The judge found a courtroom spectator in direct contempt for the unauthorized practice of law, and ordered him to spend 72 hours in jail and pay a fine of $100. Instead of holding a hearing to det...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (06/21/02)

06/21/2002
 
 

The judge, while interviewing prospective jurors, exhibited a lack of patience, dignity and respect toward one of the prospective jurors when she ordered the bailiff to forcibly remove the prospect...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (06/21/02)

06/21/2002
 
 

As a result of the judge’s off-the-bench conduct in connection with his consumption of alcoholic beverages and his inability to remain sober for any extended length of time, and following the judge...

Hon. Patricia Ott

06/21/2002
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1
 CJC No. 01-0362-JP

Public Admonition