Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (12/21/04).
Based on a complaint filed by his clerk, the judge issued an arrest warrant without analyzing the complaint to determine if probable cause existed. The Commission concluded from the judge's conduct that he failed to comply with the law and failed to maintain professional competence in the law. [Violation of Canons 2A and 3B(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (12/21/04).