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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
General Building Contractors Assn. v. Pa. 81-280 03/03/1982 06/29/1982 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Rendell-Baker v. Kohn 80-2102 04/19/1982 06/25/1982 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Malley v. Briggs 84-1586 11/13/1985 03/05/1986 Byron R. White 7-2
St. Louis v. Praprotnik 86-772 10/07/1987 03/02/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-1
Supreme Court Of Va. v. Consumers Union 79-198 02/19/1980 06/02/1980 Byron R. White 8
Carey v. Piphus 76-1149 12/06/1977 03/21/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Imbler v. Pachtman 74-5435 11/03/1975 03/02/1976 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Moor v. County Of Alameda 72-10 02/27/1973 05/14/1973 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Hafer v. Melo 90-681 10/15/1991 11/05/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
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
Polk County v. Dodson 80-824 10/13/1981 12/14/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Forrester v. White 86-761 11/02/1987 01/12/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
Parratt v. Taylor 79-1734 03/02/1981 05/18/1981 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Mcneese v. Board Of Education 480 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 William O. Douglas 8-1
United States v. Guest 65 11/09/1965 03/28/1966 Potter Stewart 8-1
Dombrowski v. Eastland 118 02/20/1967 05/15/1967 8
Pierson v. Ray 79 01/11/1967 04/11/1967 Earl Warren 8-1
Domino's Pizza v. McDonald 04-593 12/06/2005 02/22/2006 Antonin Scalia 8
Monroe v. Pape 39 11/08/1960 02/20/1961 William O. Douglas 8-1
Martinez v. California 78-1268 11/05/1979 01/15/1980 John Paul Stevens 9
Gomez v. Toledo 79-5601 04/16/1980 05/27/1980 Thurgood Marshall 9
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
Leatherman v. Tarrant County Narcotics Intelligence And Coordination Unit 91-1657 01/12/1993 03/03/1993 William H. Rehnquist 9
Collins v. City Of Harker Heights, Texas 90-1279 11/05/1991 02/26/1992 John Paul Stevens 9
Kalina v. Fletcher 96-792 10/07/1997 12/10/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Edwards v. Balisok 95-1352 11/13/1996 05/19/1997 Antonin Scalia 9
Burns v. Reed 89-1715 11/28/1990 05/30/1991 Byron R. White 9
Heck v. Humphrey 93-6188 04/18/1994 06/24/1994 Antonin Scalia 9
Haddle v. Garrison 97-1472 11/10/1998 12/14/1998 William H. Rehnquist 9
Kush v. Rutledge 81-1675 01/12/1983 04/04/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Haring v. Prosise 81-2169 04/20/1983 06/13/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Shaare Tefila Congregation v. Cobb 85-2156 02/25/1987 05/18/1987 Byron R. White 9
Saint Francis College v. Al-Khazraji 85-2169 02/25/1987 05/18/1987 Byron R. White 9
Burnett v. Grattan 83-264 03/26/1984 06/27/1984 Thurgood Marshall 9
Tower v. Glover 82-1988 02/22/1984 06/25/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Mcdonald v. West Branch 83-219 02/27/1984 04/18/1984 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Migra v. Warren City School Dist. Bd. Of Ed. 82-738 10/11/1983 01/23/1984 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Daniels v. Williams 84-5872 11/06/1985 01/21/1986 William H. Rehnquist 9
Memphis Community School Dist. v. Stachura 85-410 04/02/1986 06/25/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
West v. Atkins 87-5096 03/28/1988 06/20/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Dennis v. Sparks 79-1186 10/08/1980 11/17/1980 Byron R. White 9
Graham v. Connor 87-6571 02/21/1989 05/15/1989 William H. Rehnquist 9
Owens v. Okure 87-56 11/01/1988 01/10/1989 Thurgood Marshall 9
Hardin v. Straub 87-7023 03/22/1989 05/22/1989 John Paul Stevens 9
United States v. Price 59 11/09/1965 03/28/1966 Abe Fortas 9
City of Rancho Palos Verdes v. Abrams 03-1601 01/19/2005 03/22/2005 Antonin Scalia 9
Nelson v. Campbell 03-6821 03/29/2004 05/24/2004 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Muhammad v. Close 02-9065 12/01/2003 02/25/2004 9