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Hearing Scheduled in Judge Keller Conduct Case

The State Commission on Judicial Conduct has set a June 18 hearing for Judge Sharon Keller, presiding judge for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the women responsible for refusing to stay in the office after 5PM so paperwork could be filed to stay the execution of Michael Richard based on the U.S. Supreme […]

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Prosecutors Urge for Punishment of Judge Sharon Keller

“Effort to Remove Judge Resumes”, Austin American Statesman, Chuck Lindell On Wednesday, February 17, 2010, prosecutors objected to a report which said Judge Sharon Keller broke no law in 2007 when she refused to accept a last minute appeal to stop the execution of Michael Richard. Prosecutors argue that Keller deserves to be reprimanded or […]

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Media response to recommendation not to reprimand Judge Keller

Steve Hall of the StandDown Texas Project has compiled a list of news stories related to last week’s recommendation by San Antonio District Judge David Berchelmann that the state’s highest criminal judge, Sharon Keller, should be neither removed from office nor reprimand for her conduct in a 2007 death penalty case. A brief history on […]