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A newly elected county judge resigned abruptly. Just one problem: It was an accident.

Judge William McLeod declared his run for the Texas Supreme Court. But as he later discovered, doing so invoked a provision in the state's constitution that may force him to leave his post.

By Reis Thebault, The Washington Post
The Justices of the Texas Supreme Court hear the Texas Department of Criminal Justice v. Maurie Levin, et al. case on Jan. 23, 2019.

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