Sharon Keller

Politics & Policy |
April 15, 2013

An Easy Ethics Fix

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…

Politics & Policy |
February 20, 2009

Sharon Keller: Gone baby gone

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…

Politics & Policy |
February 19, 2009

The NYT gets it right

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.