Saturday, February 11, 2006

Two sides to JP Precinct 1 Place 2 race

This article goes into a little more detail about a JPs duties. I guess I just don't know how a JP fits into the whole judiciary process. I am thinking that county court judges have jurisdiction over the entire county and JPs have jurisdiction within their precincts. So, I guess municipal judges only decide in city matters. I am also seeing that The County Judge doesn't judge anything. Furthermore, JPs don't have to be attorneys and can get the title of judge.

Two sides to JP Precinct 1 Place 2 race: "The race for Hidalgo County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Place 2 is between incumbent Jesús E. 'Jesse' Morales and his former employee Deanna A. Martinez...."
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