Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (01/03/17)
The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he failed to set and conduct an examining trial despite repeated requests by the defendant's attorney. The judge's failure to conduct the requested examining trial was inconsistent with the proper performance of his judicial duties. [Violation of Canons 2A, 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct and Article V, Section 1-a(6)(a) of the Texas Constitution.] Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. 01/03/17.