• Pending

Hensley v. State Commission on Judicial Conduct

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Plaintiff justice of the peace claims that an ethics panel’s application of a judicial canon of impartiality to sanction her for refusing to officiate same-sex marriages on account of her Christian faith violated her free speech rights under the state constitution. A trial court dismissed plaintiff’s claims, and the intermediate court affirmed. An appeal is pending before the Texas Supreme Court.

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