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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
Spencer v. South Carolina Tax Commission 84-249 02/27/1985 03/27/1985 4-4
Hughes v. Rowe 79-6000 11/10/1980 7-1
Rhodes v. Stewart 88-139 10/17/1988 6
U.S. v. Ball Construction Co. 97 01/27/1958 03/03/1958 5-4
Newman v. Piggie Park Enterprises 339 03/07/1968 03/18/1968 8
Lamie v. United States Trustee 02-693 11/10/2003 01/26/2004 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Shalala, Secretary Of Health And Human Services v. Schaefer 92-311 03/31/1993 06/24/1993 Antonin Scalia 9
City Of Burlington v. Dague 91-810 04/21/1992 06/24/1992 Antonin Scalia 6-3
West Virginia Univ. Hospitals, Inc. v. Casey 89-994 10/09/1990 03/19/1991 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Hewitt v. Helms 85-1630 03/04/1987 06/19/1987 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Department of Labor v. Triplett 88-1671 01/16/1990 03/27/1990 Antonin Scalia 9
Pierce v. Underwood 86-1512 12/01/1987 06/27/1988 Antonin Scalia 6-2
Flight Attendants v. Zipes 88-608 04/25/1989 06/22/1989 Antonin Scalia 6-2
Alyeska Pipeline Co. v. Wilderness Society 73-1977 01/22/1975 05/12/1975 Byron R. White 5-2
Pennsylvania v. Del. Valley Citizens' Council 85-5 03/03/1986 06/26/1987 Byron R. White 5-4
Pennsylvania v. Del. Valley Citizens' Council 85-5 03/03/1986 07/02/1986 Byron R. White 6-3
Venegas v. Mitchell 88-1725 02/21/1990 04/18/1990 Byron R. White 9
Blanchard v. Bergeron 87-1485 11/28/1988 02/21/1989 Byron R. White 9
Farrar, Coadministrators Of Estate Of Farrar, Deceased v. Hobby 91-990 10/07/1992 12/14/1992 Clarence Thomas 5-4
Fleischmann Distilling Corp. v. Maier Brewing Co. 214 02/14/1967 05/08/1967 Earl Warren 8-1
New York Gaslight Club, Inc. v. Carey 79-192 02/19/1980 06/09/1980 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Bradley v. Richmond School Board 72-1322 12/05/1973 05/15/1974 Harry A. Blackmun 7
Smith v. Robinson 82-2120 03/28/1984 07/05/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Pulliam v. Allen 82-1432 11/02/1983 05/14/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Library Of Congress v. Shaw 85-54 02/24/1986 07/01/1986 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Martin v. Franklin Capital Corp. 04-1140 11/08/2005 12/07/2005 John G. Roberts, Jr. 9
Mills v. Electric Auto-Lite 64 11/13/1969 01/20/1970 John M. Harlan 7-1
Maher v. Gagne 78-1888 01/09/1980 06/25/1980 John Paul Stevens 9
Hutto v. Finney 76-1660 02/21/1978 06/23/1978 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Kay v. Ehrler 90-79 02/25/1991 04/16/1991 John Paul Stevens 9
Key Tronic Corp. v. United States 93-376 03/29/1994 06/06/1994 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Webb v. Dyer County Bd. Of Ed. 83-1360 10/29/1984 04/17/1985 John Paul Stevens 6-2
Evans v. Jeff D. 84-1288 11/13/1985 04/21/1986 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Commissioner, INS v. Jean 89-601 04/23/1990 06/04/1990 John Paul Stevens 9
Roadway Express, Inc. v. Piper 79-701 04/15/1980 06/23/1980 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Boeing Co. v. Van Gemert 78-1327 12/03/1979 02/19/1980 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Hensley v. Eckerhart 81-1244 11/03/1982 05/16/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
White v. New Hampshire Dept. Of Empl. Sec. 80-5887 11/30/1981 03/02/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Blum v. Stenson 81-1374 01/11/1984 03/21/1984 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Christiansburg Garment Co. v. EEOC 76-1383 11/28/1977 01/23/1978 Potter Stewart 8
Gisbrecht v. Barnhart 01-131 03/20/2002 05/28/2002 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 8-1
Scarborough v. Principi 02-1657 02/23/2004 05/03/2004 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 7-2
Arlington Central School District Board of Education v. Murphy 05-18 04/19/2006 06/26/2006 Samuel A. Alito, Jr. 6-3
Ardestani v. Immigration And Naturalization Service 90-1141 10/08/1991 12/10/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-2
Martin v. Hadix 98-262 03/30/1999 06/21/1999 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
N.C. Dept. Of Transp. v. Crest St. Council 85-767 10/07/1986 11/04/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Texas Teachers Assn. v. Garland School Dist. 87-1759 03/01/1989 03/28/1989 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Sullivan v. Hudson 88-616 04/17/1989 06/12/1989 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
F. D. Rich Co., v. Industrial Lumber Co. 72-1382 01/09/1974 05/28/1974 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Kentucky v. Graham 84-849 04/16/1985 06/28/1985 Thurgood Marshall 9