Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (08/16/00)

08/16/2000
 
 

The judge held a hearing when no case was pending in his court. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (08/...

Private Admonition of a Justice of the Peace (06/28/00)

06/28/2000
 
 

The judge was willful in his conduct and inconsistent with his duties when he was unavailable to perform magistrate’s duties and failed to advise his office of where or whether he could be found or...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (05/11/00)

05/11/2000
 
 

Judge A telephoned and wrote letters to Judge B on behalf of a traffic defendant who had a case pending in Judge B’s court. [Violation of Canon 2B of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private A...

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (05/01/00)

05/01/2000
 
 

The judge sought information on a juvenile from the police to help a friend and former employee, and the judge admonished the juvenile when no case was pending before the judge’s court. [Violation ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (05/01/00)

05/01/2000
 
 

The judge failed to provide judicial case records to the public. [Violation of Canon 2A of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Order of Additional Education of a Municipal Court Judge (05...

Private Admonition of Justice of the Peace (04/26/00)

04/26/2000
 
 

The judge did not act in a “patient, dignified and courteous” manner when dealing with a prosecutor in an official capacity. [Violation of Canon 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Priva...

Private Reprimand of an Associate Judge (04/26/00)

04/26/2000
 
 

The judge used demeaning, profane, and unprofessional language to parents who were before the judge’s court in custody cases. [Violation of Canons 2B, 3B(3) and 3B(4) of the Texas Code of Judicial ...

Private Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (04/26/00)

04/26/2000
 
 

The judge held a litigant in contempt of court when court was not in session and committed the litigant to jail. In addition, the judge failed to maintain professional competence in the law. [Viola...