Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge (9/21/17)
The judge failed to perform his judicial duties without bias or prejudice when he sent a letter to the attorneys for both parties in a case before him in response to one of the parties’ request for a jury trial stating that under the proper circumstances the judge could set aside a jury verdict and order a new trial. [Violation of Canon 3B(5) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge. 09/21/17.