Judicial Conduct Commission

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Sharon Keller: Texas Supreme Court Bravely Upholds Slap On The Wrist She Got

    She'll always have her Turkey of the Year award​Sharon Keller, presiding judge for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, was barely, barely punished in connection with a famous incident where she told lawyers trying to file appeals for a Death Row inmate "We close at 5." Hours later, the man was ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Former Judge Pleads Guilty To Keying A Neighbor's Car

    Former district judge Woody Densen,a little-missed Harris County courthouse fixture, has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief and fined $1,500 for the idiotic, petty keying of a neighbor's car caught on security video, the Houston Chronicle is reporting.Densen was apparently annoyed that the neighbo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Return of the Gay You-Know-Whats From Outer Space

    Two years ago, in the grand tradition of Harris County officials' thoughtful e-mails, misdemeanor court Judge Larry Standley e-mailed colleagues a missive that included references to a movie called Gayniggers From Outer Space, followed by another with a really dumb joke involving wordplay on "Cinco ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Spaced Out

    A non-PC e-mail riles a group of judges

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Why This Hound Won't Hunt

    The Texas Ethics Commission lacks eyes, ears and teeth

  • News

    June 12, 1997