U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks of Austin recently has gotten plenty of attention on blogs for writing orders chastising lawyers for their behavior. But he also has received some criticism himself over those orders from Edith Jones, chief judge of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which oversees the federal courts in the Lone Star State.
5th Circuit Chief Judge Takes U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks to Task in an Email
September 12, 2011
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