Private Warning of a County Court at Law Judge (02/28/03)

 
 

The judge appeared in his judicial robe in an advertisement for a theological seminary. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a County Court at Law Judg...

Private Admonition of a Senior Judge (12/17/02)

 
 

The judge made an insensitive comment to a court reporter with whom he had dealings in an official capacity, which lacked the appropriate dignity expected of a judicial official. [Violation of Cano...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (01/16/02)

 
 

After voluntarily recusing himself from presiding over a civil lawsuit because of a conflict of interest, the judge granted one party’s request for a continuance. The judge lacked the authority to ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (10/28/00)

 
 

When the judge refused to grant a litigant a default judgment for unpaid rent, the judge erroneously relied on legal authority that was no longer in effect at the time of trial. As a result, the ju...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (09/19/00)

 
 

The judge acted without legal authority when he granted deferred adjudication without requiring a traffic defendant to enter a plea, then ordered the defendant to pay a fine. When the defendant di...