Special Court of Review Named to Hear Public Reprimand Appeal

, Texas Lawyer


James Patrick "Jim" Sharp Jr., a justice on Houston's 1st Court of Appeals, is appealing a public reprimand he received last month from the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. On Oct. 8, Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson penned a letter to three intermediate appellate court justices appointing them to a Special Court of Review to hear Sharp's appeal.

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  • Rob Gilbreath

    Justice Fitzgerald will be fair, but I sure wouldn't want him to sit in judgment of me in this type of situation. He's dead serious about ethics.

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