Private Admonition of a Former District Court Judge (10/08/01)

08/01/2001
 
 

The judge engaged in an improper ex parte communication concerning the merits of a pending Motion to Abate. Shortly after the meeting, the judge signed an Abatement Order and set a hearing on the ...

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...

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 ...