Hon. Beth Labson Freeman See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
N.D.Cal.  
Average Rating:4.0 - 3 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%)
  Items marked with (*) are averaged into the displayed overall rating
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What others have said about Hon. Beth Labson Freeman


Comments


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 24078
Rating:2.0
Comments:
Gold plated phoney! She was horrible in San Mateo before being appointed by Obama. She wants to get onto the DCA and beyond! Very upset she is stuck in the backwater of San Jose. Now with Trump elected, she's stuck there forever.

Limited background and abilities. Lied about having 150+ jury trials as a state judge, her colleagues say maybe 25.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 23867
Rating:1.0
Comments:
Judge Freeman lacks technical skills and knowledge of the law and she attempts to make up for these deficiencies by cutting-and-pasting from the briefings of the side that is most consistent with her biases in civil cases before she has assessed the facts.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 23627
Rating:9.0
Comments:
Relatively new to the Federal Bench, Judge Freeman hit the ground running on a patent infringement matter. The Judge ran her courtroom smoothly and respectfully, and handled the complexities of the matter and the subject technology confidently and decisively. If not already, she will soon be a beacon on CAND. We need more judges on the Federal Bench like Judge Freeman.