NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

On Wednesday August 8, 2018, the State Commission on Judicial Conduct will be holding a public hearing, pursuant to Section 33.0055 of the Texas Government Code, in the Capitol Extension - Room E2.028. At that time, the Commission will consider public comment regarding its mission and operations. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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

04/06/2006

The judge failed to follow the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when, during the magistration process, he dismissed pending traffic citations against a defendant based on his own personal opinion that it was impossible for the defendant's vehicle to travel at the speed alleged by the arresting officer.  Likewise, the judge failed to follow the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he credited the defendant with time served on the charges without first accepting the defendant's plea of guilty or no contest on any of the charges.  [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.]  Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (04/06/06).