Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace. (01/31/11)
The judge forwarded letters of introduction to specific members of the community, which cast doubt on the judge's ability to act impartially in certain types of cases those members filed in his court and conveyed the impression that they would be in a special position to influence the judge when deciding cases. The judge further delayed providing pertinent information in response to the Commission's inquiries, which hindered the Commission's ability to make a timely and informed decision about the matter. [Violation of Canons 2B, 4A(1) and Article V, Section 1-a(6) of the Texas Constitution.] Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace. (01/31/11).