Cases - 1971 term

Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Wilwording v. Swenson 70-5308 12/14/1971 6-1
Pennsylvania v. New York 40 ORIG 03/29/1972 06/19/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
United States v. Brewster 70-45 10/18/1971 06/29/1972 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Flood v. Kuhn 71-32 03/20/1972 06/19/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3
Perry v. Sindermann 70-36 01/18/1972 06/29/1972 Potter Stewart 5-3
United States v. Bass 70-71 10/18/1971 12/20/1971 Thurgood Marshall 5-2
Laird v. Tatum 71-288 03/27/1972 06/26/1972 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Sarno v. Illinois Crime Comm'n 70-7 01/11/1972 05/22/1972 5-2
NLRB v. Nash-Finch Co. 70-93 10/19/1971 12/06/1971 William O. Douglas 5-2
Victory Carriers, Inc. v. Law 70-54 10/18/1971 12/13/1971 Byron R. White 5-2
Deepsouth Packing Co. v. Laitram Corp. 71-315 04/11/1972 05/30/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Roudebush v. Hartke 70-66 12/13/1971 02/23/1972 Potter Stewart 5-2
Strait v. Laird 71-83 03/22/1972 05/22/1972 William O. Douglas 5-4
Hawaii v. Standard Oil Co. 70-49 10/21/1971 03/01/1972 Thurgood Marshall 5-2
Milton v. Wainwright 70-5012 01/12/1972 06/22/1972 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Jefferson v. Hackney 70-5064 02/22/1972 05/30/1972 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Caplin v. Marine Midland Grace Trust Co. 70-220 03/28/1972 05/22/1972 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Gelbard v. United States 71-110 03/27/1972 06/26/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Loper v. Beto 70-5388 01/13/1972 03/22/1972 Potter Stewart 5-4
United States v. Tucker 70-86 11/11/1971 01/11/1972 Potter Stewart 5-2
Kastigar v. United States 70-117 01/11/1972 05/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-2
Ford Motor Co. v. United States 70-113 11/18/1971 03/29/1972 William O. Douglas 5-2
Zicarelli v. New Jersey Investigation Comm'n 69-4 01/11/1972 05/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-2
First Nat. City Bk. v. Banco Nacional De Cuba 70-295 02/22/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
S & E Contractors, Inc. v. United States 70-88 10/21/1971 04/24/1972 William O. Douglas 5-3
Gooding v. Wilson 70-26 12/08/1971 03/23/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Boyd v. Dutton 70-5075 02/22/1972 5-4
Board of Regents v. Roth 71-162 01/18/1972 06/29/1972 Potter Stewart 5-3
Gravel v. United States 71-1017 04/19/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Kirby v. Illinois 70-5061 11/11/1971 06/07/1972 Potter Stewart 5-4
Moore v. Illinois 69-5001 01/18/1972 06/29/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Adams v. Illinois 70-5038 12/07/1971 03/06/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-2
Wright v. Council Of City Of Emporia 70-188 03/01/1972 06/22/1972 Potter Stewart 5-4
United States v. Orito 70-69 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Britt v. North Carolina 70-5041 10/14/1971 12/13/1971 Thurgood Marshall 5-2
Furman v. Georgia 69-5003 01/17/1972 06/29/1972 5-4
United States v. Midwest Video Corp. 71-506 04/19/1972 06/07/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Miller v. California 70-73 01/18/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Lloyd Corp. v. Tanner 71-492 04/18/1972 06/22/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
United States v. 12 200-Ft. Reels Of Film 70-2 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
Stanley v. Illinois 70-5014 10/19/1971 04/03/1972 Byron R. White 5-2
Lindsey v. Normet 70-5045 11/15/1971 02/23/1972 Byron R. White 5-2
Branzburg v. Hayes 70-85 02/22/1972 06/29/1972 Byron R. White 5-4
Fein v. Selective Service System 70-58 10/12/1971 03/21/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 4-3
Schilb v. Kuebel 70-90 10/12/1971 12/20/1971 Harry A. Blackmun 4-3
Fuentes v. Shevin 70-5039 11/09/1971 06/12/1972 Potter Stewart 4-3
Lego v. Twomey 70-5037 11/11/1971 01/12/1972 Byron R. White 4-3
Willis v. Prudential Insurance Company Of America 70-5344 02/28/1972 03/20/1972 4-4
FPC v. Florida Power & Light Co. 70-38 11/15/1971 01/12/1972 Byron R. White 4-2
Cole v. Richardson 70-14 11/16/1971 04/18/1972 Warren E. Burger 4-3