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Bexar County criminal court judge stripped of over 1,500 cases due to ‘critical and egregious’ docket management concerns

Bexar County Administrative Judge John A. Longoria despatched a letter to the opposite judges in response to concerns about Judge Grace Uzomba.

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas — Over 1,500 cases pending at Bexar County Court at Law No.2 are being redistributed elsewhere due to concerns about how Judge Grace Uzomba is dealing with her criminal court docket.

Bexar County Administrative Judge John A. Longoria cited “the serious and egregious lack of attention to pretrial violation reports, probation matters, family violence cases, and other misdemeanor cases, including over 1,700 cases without current settings,” in a letter he despatched to different county court judges.

Nearly 200 household violence cases will probably be distributed amongst Courts 7, 8, 11 and 13, and about 1,656 cases with out present settings will probably be distributed equally amongst Courts 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, and 15, amounting to about 166 cases per court.

“As judges, we have an obligation to this community to ensure that justice is served not only for the victims, but also for the defendants who have a right to have their cases heard and to get their day in court,” Longoria’s memo reads. 

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