In Houston this morning, U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent of the Southern District of Texas pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice. Kent will be sentenced May 11. His attorney, Dick DeGuerin, a partner in DeGuerin & Dickson in Houston, told reporters outside the courthouse that Kent has notified the president and the chief judge that he is "retiring" from the bench.
Judge Samuel B. Kent Pleads Guilty to Obstruction, "Retires" From Bench
February 23, 2009
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