Indicted Texas Judge Asks Appeals Court To Nix Removal Suit

Law360, Houston (July 30, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT) -- A Texas judge indicted on abuse of office charges told an appeals court Monday that a civil proceeding to remove him from office violates state law and that he has been displaced by an imposter as a result.

Galveston County Court at Law Judge Christopher Dupuy urged the First District Court of Appeals to order the dismissal of a civil removal suit he said is a “baseless political ploy” and argued that visiting Judge Robert Kern’s temporary appointment of Kerri Foley to Judge Dupuy’s bench has...
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