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Case Docket No. Argued Decidedsort icon Majority Author Vote
Monroe v. Pape 39 11/08/1960 02/20/1961 William O. Douglas 8-1
Wheeldin v. Wheeler 493 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 William O. Douglas 6-3
Mcneese v. Board Of Education 480 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 William O. Douglas 8-1
United States v. Price 59 11/09/1965 03/28/1966 Abe Fortas 9
United States v. Guest 65 11/09/1965 03/28/1966 Potter Stewart 8-1
Pierson v. Ray 79 01/11/1967 04/11/1967 Earl Warren 8-1
Dombrowski v. Eastland 118 02/20/1967 05/15/1967 8
Adickes v. Kress & Co. 79 11/12/1969 06/01/1970 John M. Harlan 5-2
Griffin v. Breckenridge 144 01/13/1971 06/07/1971 Potter Stewart 9
District Of Columbia v. Carter 71-564 11/06/1972 01/10/1973 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Moor v. County Of Alameda 72-10 02/27/1973 05/14/1973 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Wood v. Strickland 73-1285 10/16/1974 02/25/1975 Byron R. White 5-4
Imbler v. Pachtman 74-5435 11/03/1975 03/02/1976 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Paul v. Davis 74-891 11/04/1975 03/23/1976 William H. Rehnquist 5-3
Procunier v. Navarette 76-446 10/11/1977 02/22/1978 Byron R. White 7-2
Carey v. Piphus 76-1149 12/06/1977 03/21/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Stump v. Sparkman 76-1750 01/10/1978 03/28/1978 Byron R. White 5-3
Flagg Bros., Inc. v. Brooks 77-25 01/18/1978 05/15/1978 William H. Rehnquist 5-3
Monell v. New York City Dept. Of Social Services 75-1914 11/02/1977 06/06/1978 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Baker v. Mccollan 78-752 04/23/1979 06/26/1979 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Martinez v. California 78-1268 11/05/1979 01/15/1980 John Paul Stevens 9
Owen v. City Of Independence 78-1779 01/08/1980 04/16/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Gomez v. Toledo 79-5601 04/16/1980 05/27/1980 Thurgood Marshall 9
Supreme Court Of Va. v. Consumers Union 79-198 02/19/1980 06/02/1980 Byron R. White 8
Maine v. Thiboutot 79-838 04/22/1980 06/25/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Dennis v. Sparks 79-1186 10/08/1980 11/17/1980 Byron R. White 9
Allen v. Mccurry 79-935 10/08/1980 12/09/1980 Potter Stewart 6-3
Parratt v. Taylor 79-1734 03/02/1981 05/18/1981 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Newport v. Fact Concerts, Inc. 80-396 03/31/1981 06/26/1981 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Polk County v. Dodson 80-824 10/13/1981 12/14/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Rendell-Baker v. Kohn 80-2102 04/19/1982 06/25/1982 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Lugar v. Edmondson Oil Co. 80-1730 12/08/1981 06/25/1982 Byron R. White 5-4
General Building Contractors Assn. v. Pa. 81-280 03/03/1982 06/29/1982 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Briscoe v. Lahue 81-1404 11/09/1982 03/07/1983 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Kush v. Rutledge 81-1675 01/12/1983 04/04/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Smith v. Wade 81-1196 11/10/1982 04/20/1983 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Haring v. Prosise 81-2169 04/20/1983 06/13/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Chardon v. Fumero Soto 82-271 03/23/1983 06/20/1983 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Carpenters v. Scott 82-486 04/26/1983 07/05/1983 Byron R. White 5-4
Migra v. Warren City School Dist. Bd. Of Ed. 82-738 10/11/1983 01/23/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Mcdonald v. West Branch 83-219 02/27/1984 04/18/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Pulliam v. Allen 82-1432 11/02/1983 05/14/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 5-4
Tower v. Glover 82-1988 02/22/1984 06/25/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Burnett v. Grattan 83-264 03/26/1984 06/27/1984 Thurgood Marshall 9
Davis v. Scherer 83-490 04/16/1984 06/28/1984 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Brandon v. Holt 83-1622 11/05/1984 01/21/1985 John Paul Stevens 8-1
Springfield Township School Dist. v. Knoll 82-1889 01/14/1985 04/17/1985 8
Wilson v. Garcia 83-2146 01/14/1985 04/17/1985 John Paul Stevens 7-1
Oklahoma City v. Tuttle 83-1919 01/08/1985 06/03/1985 William H. Rehnquist 7-1
Daniels v. Williams 84-5872 11/06/1985 01/21/1986 William H. Rehnquist 9