Indicted Texas Judge Twisting Law To Duck Ouster, State Says

Law360, Houston (August 14, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT) -- Texas prosecutors fired back Friday at an indicted judge’s renewed argument to an appeals court that he is not subject to a civil suit aimed at removing him from office, saying the judge is using a bad interpretation of state law to avoid ouster.

In response to a petition for mandamus filed by Galveston County Court at Law Judge Christopher Dupuy, the attorney general’s office told the First District Court of Appeals that the judge’s argument that his court is exempt from most of the normal...
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