Hon. James P. Murphy See Rating Details
Circuit Judge
Circuit Court
Cook County
Cook Judicial Circuit
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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. James P. Murphy


Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: IL3509
Rating:Not Rated
My name is not Jennifer. My middle name is Anne though.


Comment #: IL3396
Rating:Not Rated
Is He Dead Yet?

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: IL3242
Rating:Not Rated
Is there a Catholic judge in "The House"?

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: IL3220
Rating:Not Rated
Any "Civil" cases pending, somewhere?


Comment #: IL2582
Rating:Not Rated
What does the "Full Faith and Credit Clause" really mean? Are only local documents considered valid?
The Cook County Court unlawfully refused to honor prior judgments/orders from their next door neighbor County.


Comment #: IL2551
Rating:Not Rated
Fed up with being treated like a second class citizen. A "Judge" is not the only one with a back-up family of players.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: IL2423
Rating:Not Rated
Where is the "Land of Lincoln"?