FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (2/8/18)

02/08/2018
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and failed to exhibit the patience, dignity, and courtesy expected of a judicial officer while engage...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal court Judge (1/30/18)

01/30/2018
 
 

The judge failed to exhibit the patience, dignity, and courtesy expected of a judicial officer while engaged in her official duties and denied the rights of unrepresented traffic citation defendant...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (1/18/18)

01/18/2018
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and to maintain professional competence in the law by collecting a “warrant fee” before agreeing to meet with a defendant to resolve a case, and by sending d...

Private Admonition of a County Criminal Court at Law Judge (1/8/18)

01/10/2018
 
 

The judge failed to exhibit the patience, dignity, and courtesy expected of a judicial officer while engaged in his official duties when, during a criminal trial, he: (1) repeatedly interrupted a d...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (1/4/18)

01/04/2018
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and denied a pro se litigant her right to be heard when he refused to accept her filing of an evictio...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of an Associate Judge (12/19/17)

12/19/2017
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and denied an incarcerated pro se litigant his right to be heard in a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child...

Private Warning of a County Judge (12/15/17)

12/15/2017
 
 

The judge’s conduct cast public discredit on the judiciary when he: (1) made comments at two Commissioner’s Court meetings threatening to kill and/or physically fight a county department head and a...

Private Admonition of a Justice of Peace (11/17/17)

11/17/2017
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his office to advance the private interest of another when he went to the previous employer of his granddaughter to discuss her wish to be rehired with the owner and ...