FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education 07/29/2015

07/29/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when the judge visited a mobile home park and spoke to its tenants while the misdemeanor cases ...

Private Admonition of a Senior Appellate Judge (07/29/2015)

07/29/2015
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by denying litigants and members of the public access to the courtroom. [Violation of Canons 2A and ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (07/29/2015)

07/29/2015
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by magistrating defendants and accepting payment of fines without requiring defendants to enter a wr...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace (03/25/2015)

03/25/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by: 1) entering an order of eviction that allowed the violating tenant an additional 90 days to...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace 03/20/2015

03/20/2015
 
 

The judge’s close, personal relationship with a defendant/victim and her children and his failure to disclose the nature of the relationship to the defendant, cast a reasonable doubt on his ability...

Private Reprimand and Order of Judicial Conduct of a Municipal Court Judge 03/13/2015

03/13/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when, in the absence of any written complaints and without a case having been filed with the co...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (03/13/2015)

03/13/2015
 
 

The judge’s actions placed the judge, a motorist and other motorists in danger, and created an appearance that the judge was acting as an arm of the police which is inconsistent with his duties as ...

Private Reprimand of a District Court Judge (03/02/2015)

03/02/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law by directing a sheriff’s deputy to attach a local attorney and bring him to her courtroom in handcu...