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Sea-Land Services, Inc. v. Gaudet 72-1019 11/07/1973 01/21/1974 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Scherk v. Alberto-Culver Co. 73-781 04/29/1974 06/17/1974 Potter Stewart 5-4
Victory Carriers, Inc. v. Law 70-54 10/18/1971 12/13/1971 Byron R. White 5-2
U.S. Bulk Carriers v. Arguelles 29 11/12/1970 01/13/1971 William O. Douglas 5-4
Foremost Insurance Co. v. Richardson 80-2134 01/12/1982 06/23/1982 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Offshore Logistics, Inc. v. Tallentire 85-202 02/24/1986 06/23/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
United States v. Fausto 86-595 10/07/1987 01/25/1988 Antonin Scalia 5-3
Goett, v. Union Carbide Corp. 3 11/12/1959 01/18/1960 5-4
Reed v. Pennsylvania R. Co. 621 05/01/1956 06/11/1956 Sherman Minton 5-4
The Tungus v. Skovgaard 43 10/23/1958 02/24/1959 Potter Stewart 5-4
Hahn v. Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co. 52 12/11/1958 01/12/1959 5-2
The Monrosa v. Carbon Black, Inc. 178 03/03/1959 03/30/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Lake Tankers Corp. v. Henn 445 05/06/1957 06/10/1957 Tom C. Clark 5-3
Crane v. Cedar Rapids & I. C. R. Co. 791 04/24/1969 05/26/1969 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Nacirema Co. v. Johnson 9 03/25/1969 12/09/1969 Byron R. White 5-3
Hellenic Lines v. Rhoditis 661 04/21/1970 06/08/1970 William O. Douglas 5-3
Norfolk & Western Railway Co. v. Ayers 01-963 11/06/2002 03/10/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-4
Schilling v. Rogers 319 02/29/1960 06/20/1960 John M. Harlan 5-4
American Export Lines, Inc. v. Alvez 79-1 02/26/1980 05/12/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6
Mcclanahan v. Morauer & Hartzell, Inc. 70-5097 10/21/1971 11/08/1971 6-1
Mobil Oil Corp. v. Higginbotham 76-1726 01/10/1978 06/05/1978 John Paul Stevens 6-2
Robertson v. Wegmann 77-178 03/21/1978 05/31/1978 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Metropolitan Stevedore Co. v. Rambo 96-272 03/17/1997 06/19/1997 David H. Souter 6-3
Consolidated Rail Corporation v. Gottshall 92-1956 02/28/1994 06/24/1994 Clarence Thomas 6-3
Goodyear Atomic Corp. v. Miller 86-1172 01/19/1988 05/23/1988 Thurgood Marshall 6-2
Hess v. United States 5 10/15/1959 01/18/1960 Potter Stewart 6-3
Pennsylvania R. Co. v. Day 397 03/26/1959 06/29/1959 Felix Frankfurter 6-3
Union Pacific R. Co. v. Price 414 03/31/1959 06/29/1959 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
British Transport Comm'n v. U.S. 247 04/29/1957 06/10/1957 Tom C. Clark 6-3
Mcallister v. Magnolia Petro. Co. 83 04/01/1958 06/23/1958 Earl Warren 6-3
Crider v. Zurich Ins. Co. 116 01/19/1965 03/01/1965 William O. Douglas 6-3
Calbeck v. Travelers Insurance Co. 532 04/23/1962 06/04/1962 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-2
Walker v. Southern R. Co. 89 11/10/1966 12/05/1966 6-3
Kossick v. United Fruit Co. 96 02/20/1961 04/17/1961 John M. Harlan 6-3
Thomas v. Washington Gas Light Co. 79-116 03/19/1980 06/27/1980 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Andrews v. Louisville & Nashville R. Co. 71-300 03/22/1972 05/15/1972 William H. Rehnquist 7-1
United States v. United Continental Tuna 74-869 11/03/1975 03/30/1976 Thurgood Marshall 7-1
Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co. v. Buckley 96-320 02/18/1997 06/23/1997 Stephen G. Breyer 7-2
Carnival Cruise Lines, Inc. v. Shute 89-1647 01/15/1991 04/17/1991 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Vimar Seguros Y Reaseguros, S. A. v. M/V Sky Reefer 94-623 03/20/1995 06/19/1995 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-1
Monessen Southwestern R. Co. v. Morgan 86-1743 02/22/1988 06/06/1988 Byron R. White 7-2
Southern Pacific Co. v. Gileo 257 05/01/1956 06/11/1956 Sherman Minton 7-2
Patterson v. United States 429 04/21/1959 05/18/1959 7-2
Amell v. United States 282 01/24/1966 05/16/1966 Earl Warren 7-2
United States v. Demko 76 11/08/1966 12/05/1966 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Jackson v. Lykes Bros. S. S. Co. 575 04/12/1967 05/08/1967 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Romero v. International Term. Co. 3 03/13/1958 02/24/1959 Felix Frankfurter 7-2
Chevron Oil Co. v. Huson 70-11 10/20/1971 12/06/1971 Potter Stewart 7
Bloomer v. Liberty Mutual Ins. Co. 78-1418 12/04/1979 03/03/1980 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
The Bremen v. Zapata Off-Shore Co. 71-322 03/21/1972 06/12/1972 Warren E. Burger 8-1