Cases - 1971 term

Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Adams v. Illinois 70-5038 12/07/1971 03/06/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Adams v. Williams 70-283 04/10/1972 06/12/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Affiliated Ute Citizens v. United States 70-78 10/18/1971 04/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7-0
Aikens v. California 68-5027 01/17/1972 06/07/1972 9-0
Aikens v. California (none)
Alexander v. Louisiana 70-5026 12/06/1971 04/03/1972 Byron R. White 7-0
Andrews v. Louisville & Nashville R. Co. 71-300 03/22/1972 05/15/1972 William H. Rehnquist 7-1
Argersinger v. Hamlin 70-5015 12/06/1971 06/12/1972 William O. Douglas 9-0
Atlantic Coast Line R. Co. v. Erie Lackawanna R. Co. 71-107 04/17/1972 05/15/1972 8-0
Barker v. Wingo 71-5255 04/11/1972 06/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9-0
Bd. Of Regents v. New Left Education Project 70-55 12/06/1971 01/24/1972 Byron R. White 6-1
Board of Regents v. Roth 71-162 01/18/1972 06/29/1972 Potter Stewart 5-3
Boyd v. Dutton 70-5075 02/22/1972 5-4
Branzburg v. Hayes 70-85 02/22/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Britt v. North Carolina 70-5041 10/14/1971 12/13/1971 Thurgood Marshall 5-2
Brooks v. Tennessee 71-5313 03/21/1972 06/07/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Brunette Machine Wks. v. Kockum Industries 70-314 03/23/1972 06/07/1972 Thurgood Marshall 9-0
Bullock v. Carter 70-128 11/17/1971 02/24/1972 Warren E. Burger 7-0
California Transport v. Trucking Unlimited 70-92 11/10/1971 01/13/1972 William O. Douglas 7-0
Caplin v. Marine Midland Grace Trust Co. 70-220 03/28/1972 05/22/1972 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Carleson v. Remillard 70-250 04/10/1972 06/07/1972 William O. Douglas 9-0
Carter v. Stanton 70-5082 11/08/1971 04/03/1972 7-0
Central Hardware Co. v. NLRB 70-223 04/18/1972 06/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Chemical Workers v. Pittsburgh Glass 70-32 10/20/1971 12/06/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-1
Chevron Oil Co. v. Huson 70-11 10/20/1971 12/06/1971 Potter Stewart 7-0
Cole v. Richardson 70-14 11/16/1971 04/18/1972 Warren E. Burger 4-3
Colten v. Kentucky 71-404 04/17/1972 06/12/1972 Byron R. White 7-2
Combs v. United States 71-517 04/11/1972 06/26/1972 9-0
Commissioner v. First Security Bank Of Utah 70-305 01/10/1972 03/21/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
D. H. Overmyer Co. v. Frick Co. 69-5 11/09/1971 02/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7-0
Deepsouth Packing Co. v. Laitram Corp. 71-315 04/11/1972 05/30/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Diffenderfer v. Central Baptist Church 70-47 12/06/1971 01/10/1972 6-1
Doe v. Bolton 70-40 12/13/1971 01/22/1973 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Dukes v. Warden 71-5172 03/21/1972 05/15/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Duncan v. Tennessee 70-5122 01/13/1972 02/23/1972 6-3
Dunn v. Blumstein 70-13 11/16/1971 03/21/1972 Thurgood Marshall 6-1
Eisenstadt v. Baird 70-17 11/17/1971 03/22/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-1
Evansville Airport v. Delta Airlines 70-99 02/23/1972 04/19/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-1
Fein v. Selective Service System 70-58 10/12/1971 03/21/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 4-3
First Nat. City Bk. v. Banco Nacional De Cuba 70-295 02/22/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Flood v. Kuhn 71-32 03/20/1972 06/19/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Flower v. United States 71-1180 06/12/1972 6-2
Ford Motor Co. v. United States 70-113 11/18/1971 03/29/1972 William O. Douglas 5-2
FPC v. Florida Power & Light Co. 70-38 11/15/1971 01/12/1972 Byron R. White 4-2
FPC v. Louisiana Power & Light Co. 71-1016 04/19/1972 06/07/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-0
Ftc v. Sperry & Hutchinson Co. 70-70 11/15/1971 03/01/1972 Byron R. White 7-0
Fuentes v. Shevin 70-5039 11/09/1971 06/12/1972 Potter Stewart 4-3
Furman v. Georgia 69-5003 01/17/1972 06/29/1972 5-4
Gelbard v. United States 71-110 03/27/1972 06/26/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Giglio v. United States 70-29 10/12/1971 02/24/1972 Warren E. Burger 7-0