A Texas judge lost his re-election bid to a Democrat, so he released nearly every juvenile defendant who appeared in front of him for a detention hearing. The public defender said he believed the judge thought "that's what the voters wanted". On Wednesday, as juvenile cases came before him, with defendants facing charges ranging from misdemeanors to violent crimes, Devlin released them, saying that he was responding to the voice of the voters.
"The longtime Republican jurist - whose seat was among 59 swept by Democrats in Tuesday's election - is one of two juvenile court judges in Harris County whose track records favoring incarceration contributed heavily to doubling the number of kids Harris County sent to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in recent years, even as those figures fell in the rest of the state."
"This could endanger the public", Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement.
Devlin has a reputation for sending children to detention, and together with another justice, is responsible for a full fifth of youngsters sitting behind bars awaiting trial. Halpert is chief of the juvenile division of the Harris County Public Defender's Office.
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"He was releasing everybody", Halpert said Wednesday. It's unclear how many juveniles were released, but officials said there were at least seven, including four facing aggravated robbery charges. The newspaper found that the two judges accounted for more than a fifth of youths sent to juvenile prisons in Texas previous year.
"I'm not sure that I can wrap my arms around what he's actually doing", he said.
ClassicStock via Getty Images Devlin reportedly reset all of his released defendants' cases for January 4, which is when his Democratic replacement, Natalia Oakes, takes over.
They called for the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct to look into him for violations of the canons of judicial conduct.
"It is improper for a judge to make orders motivated by partisan interests or spite as a result of his political loss", she said.
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Whitaker , a former US attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, had served as Sessions's chief of staff since September 2017. Winning confirmation in the Senate may become easier because Republicans gained seats in Tuesday's midterm elections .
The estimated 114 million people who turned out to vote was within shouting distance of the 137 million who voted in 2016. Bush but liked his policies when he lost the House in 2006, and 10 times the share that disliked Barack Obama in 2013.
He said the shooter entered and turned to the door counter and coat check area before eventually working his way to the bar. Ron Helus , arrived at the scene with a California Highway Patrol officer and was shot multiple times, according to the AP.
Women with type 2 diabetes, for example, are 96 per cent more likely to have a heart attack than women without. But they emphasised that due to its design the could draw no firm conclusions between cause and effect.
The following weekend, the Aggies played Notre Dame to a 2-2 draw before their season ended in a penalty kick shootout. Louis ended with a 3-1 victory for the University of Chicago men's soccer team over Washington University in St.
NBC's Peter Alexander defended Acosta, saying he is a diligent reporter, but Trump told Alexander he wasn't a fan of his, either. Sanders, who has not said where the tweeted video came from, said it clearly shows Acosta made contact with the intern.
Mais vous ne me reprendrez pas de toute façon si je pleure contre l'arbitrage, contrairement au PSG que vous reprenez partout ". Mais "je ne vais pas faire comme le Paris Saint-Germain, de pleurer sur toutes les antennes.
Both Sanders and Watson used the clip to attack Acosta , but the 15-second video has been distorted to make Acosta look menacing. Sanders alleged that Acosta "placed his hands" on a White House intern during a testy exchange with President Donald Trump .
Accordingly, we have accepted the penalties imposed on us by the Premier League and have given them our strongest apologies. They will now be unable to sign players between the ages of 10 and 18 for a full two years.
Pas de supporters stéphanois pour le derby — ASSE
La décision est tombée: les supporters de l'ASSE ne pourront pas se rendre officiellement à Décines, le 23 novembre pour le derby. Le club attend de recevoir la notification de cette sanction pour en connaître les motivations et décider d'un éventuel appel.