Private Reprimand of an Associate Judge. (02/21/13).

02/21/2013
 
 

The judge manifested a bias or prejudice against a litigant based upon gender and socioeconomic status, and failed to remain fair and impartial toward litigants appearing before her, when she admon...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (02/01/13).

02/01/2013
 
 

The judge erred in his handling of a contempt situation involving a witness by detaining and handcuffing the witness for the purpose of public humiliation and/or to make an example out of the conte...

Private Warning of a Municipal Court Judge. (11/27/12).

11/27/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she accepted a criminal complaint, performed her own independent investigation into the me...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (11/26/12).

11/26/2012
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law by not following the correct procedures for selecting and seating a jury in a civil proceeding. In a...

Private Warning of a District Judge. (11/26/12).

11/26/2012
 
 

The judge failed to disclose the nature and extent of his relationship with one of the attorneys involved in a case prior to trial, and refused to make the disclosure when directly asked about the ...

Private Admonition of a District Judge. (11/12/12).

11/12/2012
 
 

The judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law when she repeatedly imposed monetary sanctions against the parties during a hearing, without a finding of contempt, and then ordered ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (11/07/12).

11/07/2012
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law, demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law, and failed to accord a litigant the right to be heard when he (1) failed to provide a litigant wi...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace. (09/25/12).

09/25/2012
 
 

The judge’s policy that required defendants who entered “not guilty” pleas and requested trials to sign a “Request for Trial” form before a notary public, placed an unreasonable burden on a defenda...