Hon. Stephanie A. Gallagher See Rating Details
Magistrate Judge See Comments
Average Rating:3.3 - 5 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)
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What others have said about Hon. Stephanie A. Gallagher



Comment #: 35408
Judge Stephanie Gallagher's rulings in my case not only included salient judicial bias but also traumatizing, insulting, and humiliating remarks. She is a bully!! I am living in forever pain from the way she drafted her unjust summary judgment, allowing others to defame me, infuse hate remarks against my background culture, and strip me of my federal and constitutional rights. She is fully aware that I was raped by a white police officer from the sealed filings, yet she ignored this evidence because I am a Muslim woman. I concur with the rating on this website. She is racist and should not be on the bench.

Civil Litigation - Govt.

Comment #: 35396
In my litigation before the Maryland District Court, I perceived a consistent bias from Judge Stephanie Agli Gallagher. My impression is that she may not have thoroughly reviewed my filings, as her rulings consistently favored the defendant, a large institution. I believe she relied on their assertions without adequately considering my substantial evidence of racial discrimination, sexual harassment, intimidation, harassment, and abuse of power. In her filings, I felt personally insulted, both as a woman and as a non-U.S. born individual. Furthermore, it seemed to me that she dismissed hate remarks directed at me due to my Muslim faith, thereby legitimizing them. This experience has left me deeply traumatized. [Redacted by Ed.] Judge Gallagher as someone who tends to side with more powerful parties, as allegedly evidenced in the Nate Cain case. I attribute the loss of my case to what I perceive as her judicial bias.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 24791
She is full of herself. Doesn't belong on the bench. Overrated. Arrogant. Disrespectful to minorities. Has no business being. Baltimore city federal court jurist. Sloppy vetting when she was considered by the prior administration for a federal judgeship. Former law clerk to Mottz. Mistake, mistake, mistake. All the negative comments you read about Mortz will apply to her. She is a Motz protege. She probably got others to artificially give her high ratings on this page.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 24502
Judge Gallagher has been an outstanding addition to the bench in this District. Contrary to the outrageous comments by one poster suggesting otherwise, Judge Gallagher is patient, considerate, and polite to all parties that appear before her. She has the judicial temperament that lawyers and parties would hope to see in a federal magistrate judge.

Civil Litigation - Govt.

Comment #: 24089
This woman is horrible and a racist. Lacks basic human principles and is a complete bully. Why did President Obama appoint her. I'm writing to the Senate and President about this judge.