Hon. B. Waugh Crigler See Rating Details
Magistrate Judge See Comments
W.D.Va.  
Average Rating:7.6 - 6 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)
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What others have said about Hon. B. Waugh Crigler


Comments


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 20686
Rating:Not Rated
Comments:
Wonderful, intelligent and uses a thoroughly reasoned approach to complex cases. This judge is fair and compassionate, extremely understanding to court staff, and a great family man.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 18928
Rating:9.3
Comments:
No nonsense, fair and even handed. Does the research. You better be right on the law. A great judge on a complex case.

Court Staff

Comment #: 5813
Rating:9.6
Comments:
The Honorable B. Waugh Crigler is an excellent magistrate judge with an incredibly active civil docket. He has overseen many incredibly complex cases over the years.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 2427
Rating:2.3
Comments:
Strong Falwell-type conservative religious beliefs. Hence one might view him as "good" when it comes to keeping the family together, etc. But when he has a conflict or bias, even a strong one, he will not reveal it. He often talks ex parte. Not fond of women as lead counsel, as I've heard complaints from a number of women.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 1822
Rating:8.8
Comments:
Waugh truly believes that the rebuttable presumption against bond is rebuttable -- what a concept! Bring the mom -- he likes to release the defendant to his mom.