A woman sentenced to hold a sign beginning with”Only an idiot would…” is an example of the sometimes controversial sentences handed out by judges. Check out other examples from Texas and across the country.
An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fort Worth was a suspected criminal, but the charges he faced involved taxes. Now the 71-year-old is accused of being the mastermind behind a murder-for-hire plot against a federal judge.
Three members of the all-Republican Texas Supreme Court face re-election this year, but two will have to survive primary opponents who accuse the court of becoming too pro-business.
The Texas Supreme Court suspended a judge Tuesday whose beating of his then-teenage daughter in 2004 was viewed millions of times on the Internet.
A Texas family law judge whose daughter secretly videotaped him savagely beating her seven years ago won’t face criminal charges because too much time has elapsed, police said.
After being flooded with calls, faxes and emails calling for action, a Texas judicial panel is investigating an internet video that shows a judge beating his teenage daughter with a belt.