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<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> JANUARY 4, 2010 • VOL. 25 • NO. 40 • $9.00<br /> FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE<br /> by MARY ALICE ROBBINS<br /> Common stock in a bull riding company. A gift to<br /> take an Alaskan cruise. Royalties from a coloring<br /> book. This is just some of the information con-<br /> tained in the 2008 financial disclosure reports<br /> filed by 75 federal district judges in Texas and<br /> judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.<br /> The Ethics in Government Act requires judges to<br /> disclose sources and amounts of income (other than<br /> their judicial salary) for themselves and the sources of<br /> their spouses’ non-investment income. Judges also must<br /> report for themselves, spouses and dependent children<br /> REPORTS PROVIDE GLIMPSE INTO JURISTS’ LIVES<br /> all debts incurred, gifts and reimbursements for trips.<br /> U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore of the Southern<a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=1"> www.texaslawyer.com JANUARY 4, 201</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=2"> </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=3"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=4"> 4 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=5"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=6"> 6 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=7"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=8"> 8 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=9"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=10"> 10 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=11"> JAnuARY4,20103 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=12"> 12 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=13"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=14"> 14 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=15"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=16"> 16 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=17"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=18"> 18 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=19"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=20"> 20 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=21"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=22"> 22 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=23"> JANUARY 4, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, Jan. 4, 2010 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d500c5aa?page=24"> How will you make your Mark? d A F </a>