Private Admonition of County Court at Law Judge (12/12/14)

12/12/2014
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and acted improperly when he failed to provide notice to an attorney or to the litigants involved in a pending CPS case that the judge was meeting and observ...

Private Reprimand of a Senior Judge (12/12/14)

12/12/2014
 
 

The judge failed in his duty to be patient, dignified and courteous to the jurors when he chastised them for their verdict and accused them of ignoring the law and violating their oath. The Commiss...

Honorable Bobby R. Nicholds

11/18/2014
 Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Trinity, Trinity County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 14-0106-JP and 14-0264-JP

Public Reprimand and Order of Additional Education

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (11/18/14)

11/18/2014
 
 

The judge failed to comply with the law and demonstrated a lack of professional competence in the law when she attempted to mediate a private dispute between two individuals neither of whom had fil...

Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (11/10/14)

11/10/2014
 
 

The judge failed to follow the law when she served in a fiduciary capacity as an independent executor of the will and estate of her friend. [Violation of Canon 4E(1) of the Texas Code of Judicial C...

Honorable Christopher Dupuy

10/23/2014
 Former Judge, County Court at Law No. 3, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
 CJC Nos. 11-1106-CC, 13-0083-CC, 13-0093-CC, 13-0097-CC,13-0147-CC, 13-0152-CC, 13-0383-CC, 13-0410-CC, 13-0458-CC, 13-0557-CC, and 13-0670-CC

Public Reprimand

Private Warning and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (10-01-14)

10/01/2014
 
 

The judge routinely engaged in out-of-court communications with individuals regarding cases that were pending or impending in his court. The Commission concluded the judge’s conduct in this regard ...

Private Admonition and Order of Additional Education of a Justice of the Peace (09/16/14)

09/16/2014
 
 

The judge failed to provide parties with notice and an opportunity to be heard. The judge issued a clarified judgment making substantive changes to the original judgment, after his plenary power ha...