NOTE: This is a criminal court.
|Job description||Criminal District Courts hear felony criminal cases. Term is four years.|
|Duties||Note: Criminal law deals with behavior that is an offense against the public, society, or the state—even if the victim is an individual.
Felonies are serious crimes; examples include murder, manslaughter, sexual assault, kidnapping, arson, and theft over $1,500 value.
|No Democratic candidate||Democrat|
|George Gallagher (incumbent)||Republican|
Recent News Articles
- “Bailiff’s Electrocution Story Refuted by Trail Record, Judge,” The Texas Monitor (March 12, 2018) https://texasmonitor.org/bailiffs-electrocution-story-refuted-by-trial-record-judge/
- “Tarrant County Judge Ordered 3 Electric Shocks to Get Defendant to ‘Behave’ During Trial,” The Dallas Morning News (March 8, 2018) https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2018/03/08/tarrant-county-judge-ordered-3-electric-shocks-to-get-defendant-to-behave-during-trial/