FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a County Judge (2/8/18)

02/08/2018
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of her judicial office to advance the private interest of another when she promoted the business arrangement between a company and her county’s Sheriff’s Department in l...

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...