FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, Aransas County Court-at-Law Judge William Adams returns after a lunch recess at the Aransas County Courthouse in Rockport, Texas. Adams was suspended in ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, Aransas County Court-at-Law Judge William Adams returns after a lunch recess at the Aransas County Courthouse in Rockport, Texas. Adams was suspended in November 2011 soon after a 2004 video was released on YouTube showing Adams whipping his then-16-year-old daughter with a belt for illegally downloading music. The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, lifted its suspension of Adams, allowing him to return to his judicial duties in the Gulf Coast town of Rockport, Texas, immediately. (AP Photo/Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Michael Zamora, File) MAGS OUT; TV OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Michael Zamora, File
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 7:55 PM EST