Indicted Texas Judge’s Facebook Rant Spurs Contempt Motion

Law360, Houston (July 8, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A Texas judge indicted on criminal charges that he retaliated against lawyers practicing in his court was hit with a motion for contempt Friday for allegedly posting inflammatory comments on his Facebook page about attorneys involved in a civil case aimed at removing him from office.

The motion alleges Galveston County Court at Law Judge Christopher Dupuy violated a media gag order entered in the case when he published a lengthy narrative on the social network attacking the removal suit and, among other things, accusing an...
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