Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (08/21/00)

08/21/2000
 
 

When the defendant failed to appear, the judge entered a default judgment in favor of the plaintiff for $62.00 in court costs only. The judgment was not signed by the judge and did not have the cou...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (8/21/00)

08/21/2000
 
 

The judge made a gratuitous and inappropriate comment to an African-American court employee about the Ku Klux Klan, a comment that could reasonably be construed as manifesting racial bias. [Violati...

Private Warning of a Municipal Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge failed to obtain the mandatory judicial education hours during fiscal year 1999. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a Municipal ...

Private Warning of a County Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge failed to obtain the mandatory judicial education hours during fiscal year 1999. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a County Jud...

Private Warning of a Former District Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge failed to obtain the mandatory judicial education hours during fiscal year 1999. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a Former Dis...

Private Warning of a Municipal Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge failed to obtain the mandatory judicial education hours during fiscal year 1999. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a Municipal ...

Private Admonition of a County Court at Law Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge met privately in chambers with a party’s attorney and, based upon that meeting, announced a decision in the case. [Violation of Canon 3B(8) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Privat...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge held a hearing when no case was pending in his court. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (08/...