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J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:35 pm

Anyone have any information about Judge Bumatay on the Ninth? I know he's new, but has already been in the news a lot.

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Re: J. Bumatay

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Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:35 pm
Anyone have any information about Judge Bumatay on the Ninth? I know he's new, but has already been in the news a lot.
He is certainly quite conservative. However, my impression is that his clerks like working for him and that he seems like a nice guy

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Re: J. Bumatay

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Hard, substantive interviews.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jan 02, 2021 5:13 pm

His clerks seem to really like him/evangelize for him.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Jan 02, 2021 9:00 pm

Crossed paths with him when he was an AUSA. He is an entitled individual who felt he could do whatever he wanted because he was politically connected (and he was because he was appointed to that position completely unqualified). I wish him nothing but failure and reversals on his opinions.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:42 am

Could you elaborate on why you considered him "entitled"? His resume, for example, is hardly lackluster.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:18 am

Hard to give you an definitive answer without outing myself. But the issue involved targeting, and he strongly felt that he should be able to prosecute the case despite having put in no work/equity to develop the investigation. When confronted with this fact he stated he would continue to proceed with the case using evidence he did not derive.

I have dealt with many prosecutors within DOJ, but there are only a handful as callous at Patrick was.
Not to mention his voice is very irritating.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:08 pm

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(it isn't worth it)

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Re: J. Bumatay

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Anonymous User wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:08 pm
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(it isn't worth it)
is clerking for him that bad? i was considering applying

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by InvisiblePineapple » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:18 am
Not to mention his voice is very irritating.
Not necessarily defending the guy because I know nothing about him but this feels homophobic.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by replevin123 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:35 pm

InvisiblePineapple wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:17 pm
Anonymous User wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:18 am
Not to mention his voice is very irritating.
Not necessarily defending the guy because I know nothing about him but this feels homophobic.
also know nothing about him and know nothing about the anon poster who edited (removed) his post. But could potentially see the slight benefit of the doubt on this sole point as many Filipinos and first-gen Filipino Americans could be considered (by some) to have strong accents compared with more typical US English, e.g. stresses on different syllables. Totally different, but kind of a similar effect might be observed in English spoken by Indians/first-gen Indian households. Some people might find that hard to listen to, in which case I would argue they need to work on themselves rather than criticize others' voices as irritating. If anything it should be celebrated. We're still a melting pot last time I checked.

Regardless, this voice-point is a certainly a personal attack and was inappropriate.

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Re: J. Bumatay

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Re: J. Bumatay

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Anonymous User wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:07 pm
Anonymous User wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:08 pm
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(it isn't worth it)
is clerking for him that bad? i was considering applying
I think the poster originally had a more full-throated attack and deleted because "it isn't worth it." I have heard nothing but wonderful things from his clerks, FWIW.

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Re: J. Bumatay

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Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:46 pm
I think the poster originally had a more full-throated attack and deleted because "it isn't worth it." I have heard nothing but wonderful things from his clerks, FWIW.
That was me. It wasn't a full-throated attack, but a repetition of not-great scuttlebutt about his path to the bench. I regretted it and deleted it. I should've been clearer that I wasn't commenting on the worth-it ness of clerking for him but instead the worth-it ness of how he got there.

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Re: J. Bumatay

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:49 pm

One of the posts, since deleted, said he purposefully sought out the most cruel policies to work on for career advancement purposes in the Trump admin. (I think that’s sufficiently vague that it’s not outing anyone but that’s the gist).

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