Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (05/25/01)

05/25/2001
 
 

The judge allowed a restaurant to use the prestige of his judicial office to advance its own commercial interest by posing in a photograph for that business without taking adequate precautions to e...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (05/25/01)

05/25/2001
 
 

The judge failed to maintain control over a case and the litigants and exhibited bias and prejudice against a litigant. [Violation of Canon 3B(5) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private A...

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace (05/25/01)

05/25/2001
 
 

The judge sponsored an “event” barbecue for law enforcement and used a sub-courthouse as the site for the event, which conveyed the impression that law enforcement officers were in a special positi...

Private Order of Education of a County Judge (05/25/01)

05/25/2001
 
 

The judge erred in holding a defendant in direct contempt for failure to comply with her order. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Educatio...

Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace (01/05/01)

05/01/2001
 
 

The judge made threatening remarks toward a litigant while at the county sheriff’s department. [Violation of Article V, Section 1-a(6)A of the Texas Constitution and Canons 2A and 3B(4) of the Texa...

Private Warning of a District Court Judge (05/02/01)

05/01/2001
 
 

The judge magistrated family members and refused to magistrate other inmates being held at the same time. [Violation of Canons 2B and 3B(5) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of...

Private Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (05/01/01)

05/01/2001
 
 

The judge magistrated family members and refused to magistrate other inmates being held at the same time. [Violation of Canons 2B and 3B(5) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (04/24/01)

04/24/2001
 
 

The judge participated in an improper ex parte communication with an attorney and a witness during a civil jury trial. [Violation of Canon 3B(8) and Article V, Section 1-a(6)A of the Texas Constit...