Hon. Daphne Sykes Scott See Rating Details
Superior Court
Orange County
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Non-Attorney Average Rating:   2.0 - 1 rating(s)
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General Rating Criteria

* 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=Chronically Late,10=Always on Time)
* General Ability to Handle Pre-Trial Matters (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
* General Ability as a Trial Judge (1=Not all Able, 10=Extremely Able)
Flexibility In Scheduling (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)

Criminal Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Plea Discussions (1=Not at all Involved, 10=Very Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Pretrial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Trial Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases Sentencing Stage (1=Pro-prosecution,10=Pro-defense)

Civil Rating Criteria (if applicable)

* Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation (1=Not at all Evenhanded,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Involvement in Settlement Discussions (1=Not at all Involved,10=Very Involved)
General Inclination (1=Pro-defendant, 10=Pro-plaintiff)

What others have said about Hon. Daphne Sykes Scott



Comment #: CA7900
People normally comment when they are angry and rant about being treated unfairly. I would like to think I am not one of them but then again I suppose most people would feel that way. My opinion is Judge Scott seemed to judge more on personal opinion rather than the law. I am by no means an Attorney nor a law professor but from my laymans point of view. When refusing to listen to facts presented, now I don't mean hearing them then disagreeing, nor do I mean my opinion as a fact, I mean things that support an arguement, such as threats and documented examples of where the childs welfare is not tantamount. By refusing to hear those I am at a loss to understand the judicial system if Judge Scott is representitive of it.
Plenty of room on the i'm a Judge and I know everything table it seems, as conceitedness does not seem to be at rare levels, nor does it seem that Judge Scott hasn't feasted well while there.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA4857
Judge Scott is simply confused. She makes crazy facial expressions. She doesn't judge based on the law. It's no wonder that she's earned the nickname "Judge Judy," which refers to the fact that she's a little like Jerry Springer, and a lot like Judge Judy.