Cases - 1971 term

Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Pennsylvania v. New York 40 ORIG 03/29/1972 06/19/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Perry v. Sindermann 70-36 01/18/1972 06/29/1972 Potter Stewart 5-3
Peters v. Kiff 71-5078 02/22/1972 06/22/1972 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Picard v. Connor 70-96 11/17/1971 12/20/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-1
Pipefitters v. United States 70-74 01/11/1972 06/22/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-2
Police Dept. of Chicago v. Mosley 70-87 01/19/1972 06/26/1972 Thurgood Marshall 9-0
Port Of Portland v. United States 70-31 10/20/1971 06/29/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7-0
Rabe v. Washington 71-247 02/29/1972 03/20/1972 9-0
Reed v. Reed 70-4 10/19/1971 11/22/1971 Warren E. Burger 7-0
Reliance Electric Co. v. Emerson Electric Co. 70-79 11/10/1971 01/11/1972 Potter Stewart 4-3
Richardson v. Belcher 70-53 10/13/1971 11/22/1971 Potter Stewart 4-3
Richardson v. Wright 70-161 01/13/1972 02/24/1972 6-3
Roe v. Wade 70-18 12/13/1971 01/22/1973 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Roudebush v. Hartke 70-66 12/13/1971 02/23/1972 Potter Stewart 5-2
S & E Contractors, Inc. v. United States 70-88 10/21/1971 04/24/1972 William O. Douglas 5-3
Santobello v. New York 70-98 11/15/1971 12/20/1971 Warren E. Burger 4-3
Sarno v. Illinois Crime Comm'n 70-7 01/11/1972 05/22/1972 5-2
Schilb v. Kuebel 70-90 10/12/1971 12/20/1971 Harry A. Blackmun 4-3
Schneble v. Florida 68-5009 01/17/1972 03/21/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Schneble v. Florida (none)
SEC v. Medical Committee For Human Rights 70-61 11/10/1971 01/10/1972 Thurgood Marshall 6-1
Shadwick v. City Of Tampa 71-5445 04/10/1972 06/19/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9-0
Sierra Club v. Morton 70-34 11/17/1971 04/19/1972 Potter Stewart 4-3
Smith v. Florida 70-5055 12/08/1971 02/24/1972 William O. Douglas 7-0
Socialist Labor Party v. Gilligan 70-21 03/23/1972 05/30/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Stanley v. Illinois 70-5014 10/19/1971 04/03/1972 Byron R. White 5-2
Strait v. Laird 71-83 03/22/1972 05/22/1972 William O. Douglas 5-4
Supt. Of Insurance v. Bankers Life & Cas. Co. 70-60 10/13/1971 11/08/1971 William O. Douglas 7-0
Swarb v. Lennox 70-6 11/09/1971 02/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 6-1
The Bremen v. Zapata Off-Shore Co. 71-322 03/21/1972 06/12/1972 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Townsend v. Swank 70-5021 11/08/1971 12/20/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-0
Trbovich v. Mine Workers 71-119 11/18/1971 01/17/1972 Thurgood Marshall 6-1
United States v. 12 200-Ft. Reels Of Film 70-2 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
United States v. Allegheny-Ludlum Steel 71-227 03/27/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 9-0
United States v. Bass 70-71 10/18/1971 12/20/1971 Thurgood Marshall 5-2
United States v. Biswell 71-81 03/28/1972 05/15/1972 Byron R. White 8-1
United States v. Brewster 70-45 10/18/1971 06/29/1972 Warren E. Burger 6-3
United States v. Byrum 71-308 03/01/1972 06/26/1972 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
United States v. Caldwell 70-57 02/22/1972 06/29/1972
United States v. Campos-Serrano 70-46 10/14/1971 12/20/1971 Potter Stewart 4-3
United States v. Chas. Pfizer & Co., Inc. 70-72 01/12/1972 01/24/1972 3-3
United States v. Generes 70-28 11/08/1971 02/23/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 6-1
United States v. Louisiana 9 ORIG 12/14/1971 12/20/1971 7-0
United States v. Marion 70-19 11/08/1971 12/20/1971 Byron R. White 7-0
United States v. Midwest Video Corp. 71-506 04/19/1972 06/07/1972 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Mississippi Chemical Corp. 70-52 01/10/1972 03/06/1972 Thurgood Marshall 8-0
United States v. Orito 70-69 01/19/1972 06/21/1973 Warren E. Burger 5-4
United States v. Scotland Neck City Board Of Education 70-130 02/29/1972 Potter Stewart 9-0
United States v. Topco Associates 70-82 11/16/1971 03/29/1972 Thurgood Marshall 6-1
United States v. Tucker 70-86 11/11/1971 01/11/1972 Potter Stewart 5-2