Hon. Garrett E. Brown See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
D.N.J.  
Average Rating:6.4 - 10 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. Garrett E. Brown


Comments


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 9707
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
judicial activist - disregards the law in favor of his own political agenda

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 9624
Rating:4.0
Comments:
May have been before him on bad day, but he was cruel. Threw client's 20 yr old daughter and mother out of court for quiet crying. Took as gospel everything government said and did not make them give notice or prove it. Reacted negatively to client who was immigrant from misunderstanding what she was trying to say. Harsh sentencer.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 8838
Rating:9.0
Comments:
Judge Brown is prepared on the facts and the law while deciding matters quickly. That places him ahead of almost all other judges. If you are prepared, you will like him. If not, you're in trouble.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 8032
Rating:1.3
Comments:
Judge Brown was appointed by President Reagan. If you thought that Reagan was a great president, I think that you would probably like Judge Brown.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 7610
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
This biased individual should not be on the bench.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 5584
Rating:9.5
Comments:
I think that he is a really good judge.

He seems a little pompous but he really is a very down to earth guy. Very approachable.

He was the former head of the Government Printing Office but that did not make him pro-government.

A delight to try a case before, if you're prepared.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1014
Rating:5.0
Comments:
Tough sentencer, but not outrageous. Inflexible re adjournments and almost a rocket docket court like down south. You could do worse. Thoughtful with the issues and engages you in argument. Willing to listen to your argument and dosent rush you once you're before him. IMportantly, I had to wait several hours for an appearance before him once and that was distressing.