Hon. Raymond L. Bruce See Rating Details

Supreme Court (Criminal)
Bronx County
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Attorney Average Rating:   7.8 - 2 rating(s)
Non-Attorney Average Rating:   - 0 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)
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What others have said about Hon. Raymond L. Bruce


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Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY178
Rating:8.0
Comments:
Judge Bruce is a good person who happens to be a good judge. He has good instincts and is street smart. I argued a case before him two years ago. Given that the case was an ugly sex abuse case between stepfather and daughter, I wasn't too pleased with the judge I drew. However, he did acquit as he should have and I was impressed that he did the right thing, even though the case was so ugly. My only complaint, albeit a minor one, was that he insisted on counsel to approch the bench on almost every issue, no matter how trivial. But, having said that, he gave my client a fair trial. That's all we can ask for.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: NY87
Rating:7.6
Comments:
A decent man who is evolving and learning as a judge. I hope he stays with us in the Bronx.