Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (3/8/22)


The judge allowed the victim in three underlying cases that arose from the same criminal episode to make a victim allocution statement in one of those cases prior to passing sentence in the other t...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (3/8/22)


The judge appeared in a social media video depicting the judge dancing in the judge's courtroom to a song containing explicit lyrics, as requested by a person who could use that person's social med...

Hon. Etta Mullin

 Dallas County Criminal Court No. 10, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 20-0511, et. al.,

Public Reprimand

Private Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (2/28/22)


The judge improperly failed to disqualify from presiding over a criminal case in which the State was seeking an adjudication of guilt and revocation of community supervision of the defendant, when ...

Hon. Clyde Black

 Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1, Crockett, Houston County, Texas
 CJC No. 20-1032

Public Admonition

Private Admonition of a County Judge (2/24/22)


The judge sent a letter, on letterhead that identified the judge and the judge's office, to another judge presiding over a pending divorce proceeding providing a personal character reference for a ...

Hon. Gena Slaughter

 191st Civil District Court, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
 CJC No. 19-1043

Public Warning

Private Warning of a Former Municipal Court Judge (2/16/22)


The judge improperly utilized a bailiff to translate for a Spanish-speaking defendant in a traffic case and held the bailiff in contempt when the judge felt he was not translating properly, and fai...