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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Argersinger v. Hamlin 70-5015 12/06/1971 06/12/1972 William O. Douglas 9
United States v. Martinez-Salazar 98-1255 11/29/1999 01/19/2000 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Martinez v. Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist. 98-7809 11/09/1999 01/12/2000 John Paul Stevens 9
Morris v. Slappy 81-1095 12/01/1982 04/20/1983 Warren E. Burger 9
United States v. Cronic 82-660 01/10/1984 05/14/1984 John Paul Stevens 9
Nix v. Whiteside 84-1321 11/05/1985 02/26/1986 Warren E. Burger 9
Hill v. Lockhart 84-1103 10/07/1985 11/18/1985 William H. Rehnquist 9
Kimmelman v. Morrison 84-1661 03/05/1986 06/26/1986 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
United States v. Morrison 79-395 12/10/1980 01/13/1981 Byron R. White 9
Estelle v. Smith 79-1127 10/08/1980 05/18/1981 Warren E. Burger 9
Cash v. Culver 91 01/22/1959 02/24/1959 Potter Stewart 9
White v. Maryland 600 04/16/1963 04/29/1963 9
Hamilton v. Alabama 32 10/17/1961 11/13/1961 William O. Douglas 9
Mcneal v. Culver 52 12/06/1960 01/23/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 9
Reynolds v. Cochran 115 03/02/1961 03/20/1961 Hugo L. Black 9
Iowa v. Tovar 02-1541 01/21/2004 03/08/2004 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Yarborough v. Gentry 02-1597 10/20/2003 9
Fellers v. United States 02-6320 12/10/2003 01/26/2004 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Glover v. United States 99-8576 11/27/2000 01/09/2001 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Mempa v. Rhay 16 10/11/1967 11/13/1967 Thurgood Marshall 9
Ferguson v. Georgia 44 11/14/1960 03/27/1961 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Chewning v. Cunningham 63 12/04/1961 02/19/1962 William O. Douglas 9
Gideon v. Wainwright 155 01/15/1963 03/18/1963 Hugo L. Black 9
Cuyler v. Sullivan 78-1832 02/20/1980 05/12/1980 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Geders v. United States 74-5968 12/01/1975 03/30/1976 Warren E. Burger 8
Gagnon v. Scarpelli 71-1225 01/09/1973 05/14/1973 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Strickland v. Washington 82-1554 01/10/1984 05/14/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
United States v. Gouveia 83-128 03/20/1984 05/29/1984 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Satterwhite v. Texas 86-6284 12/08/1987 05/31/1988 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
Frazier v. Cupp 643 02/26/1969 04/22/1969 Thurgood Marshall 8
Florida v. Nixon 03-931 11/02/2004 12/13/2004 Stephen G. Breyer 8
Weatherford v. Bursey 75-1510 12/07/1976 02/22/1977 Byron R. White 7-2
Lockhart, Director, Arkansas Department Of Correction v. Fretwell 91-1393 11/03/1992 01/25/1993 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Evitts v. Lucey 83-1378 10/10/1984 01/21/1985 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Jones v. Barnes 81-1794 02/22/1983 07/05/1983 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Nix v. Williams 82-1651 01/18/1984 06/11/1984 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Hudson v. North Carolina 466 05/16/1960 06/20/1960 Potter Stewart 7-2
Wiggins v. Smith 02-311 03/24/2003 06/26/2003 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Carnley v. Cochran 158 02/20/1962 04/30/1962 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7
United States v. Henry 79-121 01/16/1980 06/16/1980 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Faretta v. California 73-5772 11/19/1974 06/30/1975 Potter Stewart 6-3
Herring v. New York 73-6587 02/26/1975 06/30/1975 Potter Stewart 6-3
Roe v. Flores-Ortega 98-1441 11/01/1999 02/23/2000 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
McNeil v. Wisconsin 90-5319 02/26/1991 06/13/1991 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Nichols v. United States 92-8556 01/10/1994 06/06/1994 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Mckaskle v. Wiggins 82-1135 11/09/1983 01/23/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Michigan v. Jackson 84-1531 12/09/1985 04/01/1986 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Kuhlmann v. Wilson 84-1479 01/14/1986 06/26/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Perry v. Leeke 87-6325 11/08/1988 01/01/1989 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Burgett v. Texas 53 10/18/1967 11/13/1967 William O. Douglas 6-3