Hon. Joseph L. Tauro See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
D.Mass.  
Average Rating:6.9 - 7 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. Joseph L. Tauro


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Litigant

Comment #: 21485
Rating:1.0
Comments:
This judge dismissed a case in which a pro se litigant was denied access to electronic filing without U.S. mail notification.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 10553
Rating:3.3
Comments:
It was sign of the times

Other

Comment #: 10552
Rating:4.0
Comments:
Judge Tuauro did the Commonwealth a real service in the 1970''s with his consent decree that people with retardation have the same rights as as people without this disability. Before they were kept in overcrowded state institutions and housed in horrid conditions. But It is apparent that Tauro showing his age in this particular ruling.

Other

Comment #: 10027
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This arrogant and opinionated judge does the justice system a diservice. Get it in the record, most of it's overturnable