I have to admire the Tribune‘s Ross Ramsey. If you have to adopt a cause, you might as well make it a hopeless one. In Ramsey’s case, it’s ethics reform. I’m going to make a small suggestion that might spur the Ethics Commission to action. Two high-profile cases
How the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals mistakes toughness for fairness—and gives the state a black eye.
The Sharon Keller Report: Texas Defender Services to blame, but Keller “not exemplary of a public servant”
Texas Monthly senior editor Michael Hall has followed the case of Sharon Keller, presiding judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals, and files this commentary on the findings of fact in the case, which was just released by Judge David Berchelmann, the Special Master in charge of figuring out what
It is amazing what one editorial in the New York Times can do. The outrage of lawyers across the state and nation couldn’t awaken the Commission on Judicial Conduct from its long slumber in the case of Court of Criminal appeals presiding judge Sharon Keller. The protests of Texas media
…Courtesy of the Statesman, which is reporting the State Commission on Judicial Conduct has ruled Sharon Keller’s conduct brought discredit to the state.
The New York Times this morning endorsed Lon Burnam’s impeachment resolution against Sharon Keller, the Criminal Court of Appeals judge who refused to keep the court’s office open for a half hour when an lawyer for a death row defendant pleaded for extra time to complete an appeal.
Sharon Keller must go!