Hon. Edward J. McManus See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
N.D.Iowa  
Average Rating:3.9 - 9 rating(s)
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Ratings

*Temperament:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Scholarship:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Industriousness:   (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
*Ability to Handle Complex Litigation:    (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Punctuality:    (1=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
  Items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating
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What others have said about Hon. Edward J. McManus


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Other

Comment #: 12524
Rating:8.0
Comments:
Fair but slow.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 6590
Rating:8.7
Comments:
The prior criticisms of him are unwarranted.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 5119
Rating:1.7
Comments:
Seem to avoid work and tries to slough it off on magistrate judges.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 3855
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Brutally mean - has little interest in fairness. Could have done the bar a huge favor and quit 20 years ago.

Prosecutor

Comment #: 2622
Rating:1.3
Comments:
Does not work at all---has not held a hearing in years.