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HOUSTON GLBT Political Caucus Supports Judge William "Bill" McLeod staying in Office

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ALL TEXANS SHOULD be treated with liberty and justice by our judiciary— no exceptions.

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Washington Post

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This judge resigned by accident. His party had the power to fix it but chose to dismiss him anyway. 

Houston Chronicle

Local // Houston
Harris County’s speedy appointment of replacement judge draws questions, criticism.

 

Off the Kuff

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Was the McLeod replacement 
too hasty?

Texas Lawyer

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Commissioners Vote to Replace Judge Who Inadvertently Resigned on Facebook. 


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By Egberto Willies

Support continues to build for Judge William ‘Bill’ McLeod.


Judge William "Bill" McLeod
120 days of service on the Bench.

The 120 days of service as Judge of Harris County Civil Court At Law No. 4 began on January 01 2019 and will end on April 26, 2019.

This was an exhilarating and an amazing experience that I will never forget. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to serve Harris County Texas on this bench.

Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 4 had the highest number of active cases on January 1st, 2019 of the four Harris County Civil Courts at Law Dockets.

Additionally and amazingly, 1400 cases did not even have a setting on court's docket and these cases were not even included in the active files on January 1st 2019. Within 90 days all 1400 cases had settings on the court docket.

The projection still for the end of my service on April 26, 2019, will be that Harris County Civil Court No4 will have the lowers number of active cases on any of the Civil County Court at Law dockets.

Another projection will be that 19 jury trials will be completed through the jury verdict. Additionally, I will have completed over 300 non-jury trials.

My predecessor did 10 jury trials in her last two years of service. This was not easy. I worked an average of 13 hours per day, 6 days a week to accomplish this.

All the effort of the world would not have mattered if I were not inspired by your support and the amazing work of our court staff members.

My intent was to serve the people through 2020 election, but my dream of serving all the people of Texas included a run for Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court.

As part of a provision in the Texas State Constitution, an argument was made at the Commissioner’s Court that all the elements of that provision triggered the automatic resignation. Even with that said, I brought my case to the Harris County Commissioners Court to invoke another provision on the same Texas State Constitution, which would have allowed me to continue my work as a holdover.

Two Republican’s on the Commissioners Court voted to allow me to continue my work. However, the three Democrats determined that it was in the best interest of the Citizens and Voters in Harris County Texas that I be replaced.

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