Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (12/14/18)
The judge failed to follow the law, exhibited incompetence in the law, and lent the prestige of judicial office to advance the private interests of another, when she contacted a local police department and preemptively suggested to the dispatcher that law enforcement should “hook up” or “retain” an individual if he was rude or disrespectful to them. [Violations of Canons 2A, 2B and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge. (12/14/18).