FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (06/15/06)

06/15/2006
 
 

The judge demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he failed to announce his ruling in open court, as required by Rule 557 of the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. [Violation o...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (05/24/06)

05/24/2006
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he dismissed an eviction suit without notice or hearing, then reinstated the case without noti...

]. Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (05/24/06)

05/24/2006
 
 

The judge demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when he failed to comply with the procedural requirements set out in the Texas Property Code, the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure,...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a District Judge. (05/04/06).

05/04/2006
 
 

The judge made demeaning and discourteous comments to certain litigants appearing before his court in a manner that did not reflect the appropriate demeanor expected of a judicial officer. [Violati...

Private Warning of a District Judge. (05/04/06)

05/04/2006
 
 

The judge made demeaning and discourteous comments to a litigant appearing before his court in a manner that did not reflect the appropriate demeanor expected of a judicial officer. [Violation of ...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace. (05/04/06)

05/04/2006
 
 

The judge’s conduct resulted in the filing of a lawsuit by an employee against the county which received extensive media coverage. As a public official charged with upholding the honor and integri...

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 ...

.] Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Judge (03/23/06)

03/23/2006
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law when he granted deferred adjudication to commercial drivers license holders under Article 42.12 of ...