Judge Keller’s appeal fails with no comment from the court. See report. The Texas Supreme Court rejected Judge Keller’s appeal. See prior post. Keller appealed the Commission’s public warning, arguing the Commission was authorized to sanction her or not sanction her. Judge Keller argued in her appeal that issuing a public warning was not available to the Commission.
If that is all they had, it is not surprising the Supremes turned her down. Implicit in the authority to sanction a person is the authority to simply warn them instead. Judge Keller may have been desperate for some basis for an appeal…..