Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    YouTube's Daughter-Beatin' Judge Goes Back to the Bench

    Score one for Justice: Judge William "Beltin' Bill" Adams, who made history with a YouTube video showing him whipping his 16-year-old daughter for illegally downloading music, gets to return to the bench this week. The Texas Supreme Court had suspended Adams in November 2011 while the Texas Commiss ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Dumped On

    Houston was supposed to be cracking down on polluters. So why has it spent five years cleaning up on little guys like Walter Bazarsky?

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Local Boy Gone Bad

    Judge Bob Burdette 176th District Court

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    Absent a Mother

    A judge says Karen Shrader can't see or talk to her children because she's a bad influence. Shrader says any “bad influence” comes from the application of her ex-husband's deep pockets to the East Texas legal system.

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    August 26, 1999
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    March 25, 1999
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    October 22, 1998

    Judicial Arts Endowment

    Devine converts plaintiffs' lawyers' cash into a courtroom gallery

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    May 22, 1997
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    February 9, 1995

    Re-Hanging the Judge

    An angry grand juror says Lupe Salinas is a victim of kangaroo court justice

  • News

    December 8, 1994

    Hanging the Judge

    Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.