A Texas civil rights organization has submitted a judicial misconduct complaint against U.S District Court Judge Lynn Hughes of Houston to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, alleging that Hughes has made "racially intolerant comments" and requesting that he step down from the bench or be disciplined.
"Some things you have to do because they are so outrageous," says James C. Harrington, director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, who wrote the judicial conduct complaint against Hughes.
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