Cases by Issue - Liability

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Adickes v. Kress & Co. 79 11/12/1969 06/01/1970 John M. Harlan 5-2
Albright v. Oliver 92-833 10/12/1993 01/24/1994 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Allen v. Mccurry 79-935 10/08/1980 12/09/1980 Potter Stewart 6-3
Baker v. Mccollan 78-752 04/23/1979 06/26/1979 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Brandon v. Holt 83-1622 11/05/1984 01/21/1985 John Paul Stevens 8-1
Briscoe v. Lahue 81-1404 11/09/1982 03/07/1983 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Bryan County, Oklahoma v. Brown 95-1100 11/05/1996 04/28/1997 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Buckley v. Fitzsimmons 91-7849 02/22/1993 06/24/1993 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Burnett v. Grattan 83-264 03/26/1984 06/27/1984 Thurgood Marshall 9
Burns v. Reed 89-1715 11/28/1990 05/30/1991 Byron R. White 9
Canton v. Harris 86-1088 11/08/1988 02/28/1989 Byron R. White 6-3
Carey v. Piphus 76-1149 12/06/1977 03/21/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Carpenters v. Scott 82-486 04/26/1983 07/05/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Chardon v. Fumero Soto 82-271 03/23/1983 06/20/1983 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Chavez v. Martinez 01-1444 12/04/2002 05/27/2003 6-3
City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. Abrams 03-1601 01/19/2005 03/22/2005 Antonin Scalia 9
Collins v. City Of Harker Heights, Texas 90-1279 11/05/1991 02/26/1992 John Paul Stevens 9
Correctional Services Corp. v. Malesko 00-860 10/01/2001 11/27/2001 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Crawford-El v. Britton 96-827 12/01/1997 05/04/1998 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Daniels v. Williams 84-5872 11/06/1985 01/21/1986 William H. Rehnquist 9
Davidson v. Cannon 84-6470 11/06/1985 01/21/1986 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Davis v. Scherer 83-490 04/16/1984 06/28/1984 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Dennis v. Higgins 89-1555 10/31/1990 02/20/1991 Byron R. White 7-2
Dennis v. Sparks 79-1186 10/08/1980 11/17/1980 Byron R. White 9
District Of Columbia v. Carter 71-564 11/06/1972 01/10/1973 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Dombrowski v. Eastland 118 02/20/1967 05/15/1967 8
Domino's Pizza v. McDonald 04-593 12/06/2005 02/22/2006 Antonin Scalia 8
Edwards v. Balisok 95-1352 11/13/1996 05/19/1997 Antonin Scalia 9
Flagg Bros., Inc. v. Brooks 77-25 01/18/1978 05/15/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-3
Forrester v. White 86-761 11/02/1987 01/12/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
General Building Contractors Assn. v. Pa. 81-280 03/03/1982 06/29/1982 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Golden State Transit Corp. v. Los Angeles 88-840 10/03/1989 12/05/1989 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Gomez v. Toledo 79-5601 04/16/1980 05/27/1980 Thurgood Marshall 9
Goodman v. Lukens Steel Co. 85-1626 04/01/1987 06/19/1987 Byron R. White 6-3
Graham v. Connor 87-6571 02/21/1989 05/15/1989 William H. Rehnquist 9
Griffin v. Breckenridge 144 01/13/1971 06/07/1971 Potter Stewart 9
Haddle v. Garrison 97-1472 11/10/1998 12/14/1998 William H. Rehnquist 9
Hafer v. Melo 90-681 10/15/1991 11/05/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
Hardin v. Straub 87-7023 03/22/1989 05/22/1989 John Paul Stevens 9
Haring v. Prosise 81-2169 04/20/1983 06/13/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Heck v. Humphrey 93-6188 04/18/1994 06/24/1994 Antonin Scalia 9
Hill v. McDonough 05-8794 04/26/2006 06/12/2006 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Imbler v. Pachtman 74-5435 11/03/1975 03/02/1976 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Jett v. Dallas Independent School Dist. 87-2084 03/28/1989 06/22/1989 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Kalina v. Fletcher 96-792 10/07/1997 12/10/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Kolstad v. American Dental Association 98-208 03/01/1999 06/22/1999 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Kolstad v. American Dental Association 98-208 03/01/1999 06/22/1999 7-2
Kush v. Rutledge 81-1675 01/12/1983 04/04/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Leatherman v. Tarrant County Narcotics Intelligence And Coordination Unit 91-1657 01/12/1993 03/03/1993 William H. Rehnquist 9
Loeffler v. Frank 86-1431 01/11/1988 06/13/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 5-3