NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

On Wednesday August 8, 2018, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct will be holding a public hearing, pursuant to Section 33.0055 of the Texas Government Code, in the Capitol Extension - Room E2.028. At that time, the Commission will consider public comment regarding its mission and operations. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace. (04/08/13).

04/08/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by dismissing certain criminal cases without a motion from the State, including cases involving...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education to a Municipal Court Judge. (03/25/13).

03/25/2013
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a failure to maintain professional competence in the law when he: (1) failed to afford defendants the opportunity to enter a plea of not guilty a...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (03/21/13).

03/21/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law in her initial handling of a traffic defendant’s case. The court’s “courtesy letter” to defenda...

Private Reprimand of a District Judge. (03/07/13).

03/07/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he found an attorney in direct contempt of court for allegedly “lying” to the court. The judge...

Private Warning of a District Judge. (03/06/13).

03/06/2013
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law in when she (1) signed written orders and judgments in a criminal case that did not include the date on which the defendant was to begin serving his sentence...

Private Reprimand of an Associate Judge. (02/21/13).

02/21/2013
 
 

The judge manifested a bias or prejudice against a litigant based upon gender and socioeconomic status, and failed to remain fair and impartial toward litigants appearing before her, when she admon...

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...