Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (05/11/00)

05/11/2000
 
 

Judge A telephoned and wrote letters to Judge B on behalf of a traffic defendant who had a case pending in Judge B’s court. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private A...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (05/01/00)

05/01/2000
 
 

The judge sought information on a juvenile from the police to help a friend and former employee, and the judge admonished the juvenile when no case was pending before the judge’s court. [Violation ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (05/01/00)

05/01/2000
 
 

The judge failed to provide judicial case records to the public. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (05...

Private Admonition of Justice of the Peace (04/26/00)

04/26/2000
 
 

The judge did not act in a “patient, dignified and courteous” manner when dealing with a prosecutor in an official capacity. [Violation of Canon 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Priva...

Private Reprimand of an Associate Judge (04/26/00)

04/26/2000
 
 

The judge used demeaning, profane, and unprofessional language to parents who were before the judge’s court in custody cases. [Violation of Canons 2B, 3B(3) and 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (04/26/00)

04/26/2000
 
 

The judge held a litigant in contempt of court when court was not in session and committed the litigant to jail. In addition, the judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law. [Viola...

Private Warning of a Municipal Judge (02/22/00)

02/22/2000
 
 

The judge prepared a newspaper advertisement in which the judge urged local residents to vote for a specific candidate for a local public office. [Violation of Canons 2B and 5(3) of the Texas Code ...

Private Warning of an Appellate Justice (02/22/00)

02/22/2000
 
 

The judge mailed postcards urging voters to support the judge’s son’s political campaign. [Violation of Canons 2B and 5(3) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of an Appellate J...