FY 2000-Present Summaries of Private Sanctions

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (8/28/18)

08/28/2018
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and to maintain competence in the law, when he failed to issue a bond to a defendant in a felony DWI case for more than two months, after revoking that defen...

Private Reprimand of a County Judge (8/8/18)

08/08/2018
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance his private interests when he threatened to retaliate against a Sheriff’s deputy for actions the deputy took involving one of the judge...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (6/6/18)

06/28/2018
 
 

The judge failed to exhibit the patience, dignity, and courtesy expected of a judicial officer while engaged in his official duties, and exhibited bias and prejudice against women at his workplace ...

Private Reprimand and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (6/6/18)

06/06/2018
 
 

The judge’s conduct cast public discredit upon the judiciary when he consumed alcoholic beverages at a public event and placed himself in a position where it appeared to law enforcement officers th...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a District Court Judge (6/6/18)

06/06/2018
 
 

The judge lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of his court administrator and her family, failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in ...

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

04/18/2018
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, failed to maintain professional competence in the law, and improperly failed to recuse himself in two criminal traffic cases he personally witnessed when he...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (4/18/18)

04/18/2018
 
 

The judge exhibited bias and prejudice in the performance of judicial duties on the basis of religion and/or sexual orientation when he addressed a jury panel regarding the United States Supreme Co...

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...