Private Admonition and OAE of District Court Judge (08/05/16)

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she summoned two witnesses to court using writs of attachment and punished the witnesses with incarceration for violating her orders despite the fact that the witnesses were no longer the subjects of an active subpoena. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge. 08/05/16.