Hon. Margaret Henry See Rating Details
Superior Court
Los Angeles County
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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)

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What others have said about Hon. Margaret Henry


Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: CA7614
agree, one of the very worst. spiteful, dumb. no interest in the actual issues. prejudges based on appearances. no sense of who is telling the truth. the pettiest person ever to take the bench.


Comment #: CA7084
Rating:Not Rated
This judge signed an illegal warrant for DCFS to invade my home with armed deputies and traumatize my children. The warrant was only based on uncorroborated false anonymous allegations to the DCFS hot line. Any first year law student or rookie cop would know that this is not legal. I do not know enough about this woman to know if she is corrupt, incompetent, or just does not care about civil liberties. Either way, she is a detriment to children and should not be on any bench much less the Children's Dependency Court bench.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA6642
This woman is mean-spirited and has no ear for the truth. She makes many ugly and biased comments, off the record, in the midst of trial. She is abusive and petty and should not be on the bench.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: CA5740
horrible judicial temperament. makes negative personal comments, while failing to respond to legal arguments. misjudges witnesses--no feel for what and who represents the truth of the situation. worst judge I ever faced.

Court Staff

Comment #: CA398
Rating:Not Rated
The worst judge I've ever seen.