Hon. Joel H. Slomsky See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
E.D.Pa.  
Average Rating:1.4 - 2 rating(s)
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*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%)
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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 22159
Rating:1.8
Comments:
he is not discourteous and works reasonably hard in terms of moving cases so I had to give him a few decent marks there - but no clue whatsoever about the basics of commercial litigation, managing discovery and about as sharp as a bowling ball on substantive issues in civil cases. Might be fine in criminal cases - which I believe he has a background in.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 18647
Rating:1.0
Comments:
RE: HABEAS CORPUS LITIGATION

Judge Slomsky is a rubber stamp for the government. His appointment to the district court is a disgrace: A ***damn DISGRACE. He puts the rubber in stamp. Judge Slomsky bends over backwards for the government to the extent that he "creates" his own facts to a case--and enters judgment based solely on his "imaginery" facts--just to rule in favor of the government. This man is not a man at all but a c****d wasting space on a bench where a real judge should be sitting.