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February 2022

Texas Special Court of Review Vacates Sanction Against County Judge on First Amendment Grounds

By Randee Williams-Koeller
After a complaint was filed concerning Eckhardt’s ability to make unbiased decisions based on her partisan political views, the Commission publicly admonished Eckhardt for two separate instances where she allegedly “engag[ed] in willful conduct that cast public discredit upon the judiciary in violation of Article V, Section 1-a(6) of the Texas Constitution.”