Private Reprimand and Order of Judicial Conduct of a Municipal Court Judge 03/13/2015

03/13/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when, in the absence of any written complaints and without a case having been filed with the co...

Honorable Carlos Cortez

03/09/2015
 Former Judge, 44th Judicial District Court, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-0745-DI

Public Warning

Honorable Nora Longoria

03/03/2015
 Justice, Thirteenth Court of Appeals, Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Texas
 CJC No. 14-1037-AP

Public Admonition

Private Reprimand of a Justice of the Peace (03/02/2015)

03/02/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when she issued multiple 72-hour waiting period waivers over a four month period without any legal ...

Private Reprimand of a District Court Judge (03/02/2015)

03/02/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law by directing a sheriff’s deputy to attach a local attorney and bring him to her courtroom in handcu...

Private Reprimand of a Municipal Court Judge (02/08/15)

02/08/2015
 
 

The judge engaged in numerous conversations with subordinates in which she used profanity, vulgar language, and made sexual references. Although the judge’s belief and intent that these conversatio...

Private Reprimand of a District Court Judge (01/08/2015)

01/08/2015
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law when she removed defense attorney’s original recusal motion from the court’s file in violation of Rule 75 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. [Violation o...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (12/22/14)

12/22/2014
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by releasing a criminal defendant on a PR bond while an aggravated sexual assault of a child case re...