Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (02/01/13).

02/01/2013
 
 

The judge erred in his handling of a contempt situation involving a witness by detaining and handcuffing the witness for the purpose of public humiliation and/or to make an example out of the conte...

Private Warning of a Municipal Court Judge. (11/27/12).

11/27/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she accepted a criminal complaint, performed her own independent investigation into the me...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (11/26/12).

11/26/2012
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by not following the correct procedures for selecting and seating a jury in a civil proceeding. In a...

Private Warning of a District Judge. (11/26/12).

11/26/2012
 
 

The judge failed to disclose the nature and extent of his relationship with one of the attorneys involved in a case prior to trial, and refused to make the disclosure when directly asked about the ...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (11/12/12).

11/12/2012
 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law when she repeatedly imposed monetary sanctions against the parties during a hearing, without a finding of contempt, and then ordered ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (11/07/12).

11/07/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law, and failed to accord a litigant the right to be heard when he (1) failed to provide a litigant wi...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/25/12).

09/25/2012
 
 

The judge’s policy that required defendants who entered “not guilty” pleas and requested trials to sign a “Request for Trial” form before a notary public, placed an unreasonable burden on a defenda...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace. (09/17/12).

09/17/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and engaged in willful conduct that was inconsistent with the proper performance of her duties and cast public discredit upon the judiciary or administration...