Private Warning of a District Judge (10/21/05)

10/21/2006
 
 

The judge was overheard loudly criticizing a colleague for not recusing himself from a case involving the judge’s child. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warn...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Former Justice of the Peace. (10/04/06)

10/04/2006
 
 

The judge failed to timely execute the business of the court by allowing a defendant’s traffic case to remaining pending for over fifteen months without disposition. Further, the judge’s court rec...

Honorable Leonardo Santoya

09/29/2006
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Eagle Pass, Maverick County, Texas
 CJC No. 06-0064-JP

Honorable Don Windle

09/21/2006
 County Probate Court, Denton, Denton County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 05-0847-CC and 06-0164-CC

Honorable Tiffany L. Lewis

08/31/2006
 Former Municipal Court Judge, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC No. 06-0338-MU

Honorable Don Windle

08/31/2006
 County Probate Court, Denton, Denton County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 05-0847-CC and 06-0164-CC

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge. (08/31/06)

08/31/2006
 
 

The judge permitted the local county attorney to generate and provide court referral forms to defendants in plea bargain cases, directing them to take domestic violence and other classes, without p...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (07/27/06)

07/27/2006
 
 

The judge demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she went forward with a trial and found a traffic defendant guilty in absentia, then issued an arrest warrant against the de...