Texting judge quits following scandal

A judge accused of sending private text messages to help the prosecution in a criminal case has resigned her position.

Texas Judge Elizabeth Corker allegedly sent messages to Assistant Polk County DA Kaycee Jones, who was then prosecuting a felony case against Daniel Reeves who was charged with child-injury. State officials say Corker is voluntarily stepping down. Carmen Russell-Sluchansky speaks with Lillian Hardwick, a Texas Attorney who serves as a consultant and expert witness on judicial ethics.


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Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.