Dallas Asks Court To Lift Injunction On Judge's Removal

Law360, Houston (October 9, 2012, 9:00 PM EDT) -- A Texas city asked the state's highest court on Friday to reverse an injunction granted on behalf of a municipal judge who was facing removal from office for declaring her candidacy for a district court bench.

The city of Dallas argues in a petition for review filed with the Texas Supreme Court that it has the authority under its city charter to disqualify Phyllis Lister Brown from her municipal court bench because she is a candidate for a Dallas County civil district court and that a...
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