Honorable Faith Johnson

 363rd Judicial District Court
 CJC No. 05-0201-DI

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (03/17/05)


The judge’s failure to render a judgment in a small claims matter until sixteen (16) months after the case was heard, and after the plaintiff made numerous attempts to contact the judge in order to...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (03/17/05).


The judge conducted a trial and entered an order purporting to enforce a provision in a decree of divorce, even though the judge did not have jurisdiction to hear the matter. [Violation of Canons ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (02/21/05).


A school district’s police officers were conducting traffic stops within the judge’s precinct, during which time the judge was pulled over and issued a verbal warning. Thereafter, the judge wrote...

Private Warning of a District Judge (02/21/05).


The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of his wife when he publicly supported her campaign for county commissioner, and when he allowed his judicial tit...

Honorable Jim Richard

 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Sugarland, Fort Bend County, Texas
 CJC No. 04-0767-JP

Private Admonition of a District Judge (01/19/05).


Following a hearing in a hotly contested custody dispute, the judge observed a meeting between the pro se litigant and opposing counsel and approached them to foster a settlement discussion between...

Private Warning of a Senior Judge (01/19/05).


While presiding over a felony jury trial, the judge directed profanity at the defense attorney in a conversation before the bench. The judge’s statement to the lawyer during these proceedings was ...