Cases by Issue - Governmental Liability

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Vote
Affiliated Ute Citizens v. United States 70-78 10/18/1971 04/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7
Anderson v. Creighton 85-1520 02/23/1987 06/25/1987 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Army & Air Force Exchange Service v. Sheehan 80-1437 02/23/1982 06/01/1982 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Berkovitz v. United States 87-498 04/19/1988 06/13/1988 Thurgood Marshall 9
Bivens v. Six Unknown Fed. Narcotics Agents 301 01/12/1971 06/21/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Blatchford v. Native Village Of Noatak 89-1782 02/19/1991 06/24/1991 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Block v. Neal 81-1494 01/19/1983 03/07/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Bogan and Roderick v. Scott-Harris 96-1569 12/03/1997 03/03/1998 Clarence Thomas 9
Boyle v. United Technologies Corp. 86-492 10/13/1987 06/27/1988 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Brosseau v. Haugen 03-1261 12/13/2004 8-1
Bush v. Lucas 81-469 01/19/1983 06/13/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Butz v. Economou 76-709 11/07/1977 06/29/1978 Byron R. White 5-4
Carlson, v. Green 78-1261 01/07/1980 04/22/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Central Green Co. v. United States 99-859 10/30/2000 02/21/2001 John Paul Stevens 9
Chappell v. Wallace 82-167 04/26/1983 06/13/1983 Warren E. Burger 9
Christopher v. Harbury 01-394 03/18/2002 06/20/2002 David H. Souter 9
Cleavinger v. Saxner 84-732 10/16/1985 12/10/1985 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Clinton v. Jones 95-1853 01/13/1997 05/27/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Conn and Najera v. Gabbert 97-1802 02/23/1999 04/05/1999 William H. Rehnquist 9
Cook County v. United States ex rel. Chandler 01-1572 01/14/2003 03/10/2003 David H. Souter 9
Department of the Army v. Blue Fox, Inc. 97-1642 12/01/1998 01/20/1999 William H. Rehnquist 9
Doe v. Mcmillan 71-6356 12/13/1972 05/29/1973 Byron R. White 5-4
Dolan v. United States Postal Service 04-848 11/07/2005 02/22/2006 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-1
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Meyer 92-741 10/04/1993 02/23/1994 Clarence Thomas 9
Finley v. United States 87-1973 02/28/1989 05/22/1989 Antonin Scalia 5-4
General Box Co. v. United States 383 03/28/1956 05/07/1956 Stanley Reed 7-2
Groh v. Ramirez 02-811 11/04/2003 02/24/2004 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Harlow v. Fitzgerald 80-945 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Hatahley v. United States 231 03/26/1956 05/07/1956 Tom C. Clark 9
Hatzlachh Supply Co. v. United States 78-1175 12/05/1979 01/21/1980 8-1
Hercules Inc. v. United States 94-818 10/30/1995 03/04/1996 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Hess v. Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation 93-1197 10/03/1994 11/14/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-4
Hilton v. South Carolina Public Railways Commission 90-848 10/08/1991 12/15/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-2
Kosak v. United States 82-618 11/07/1983 03/21/1984 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Laird v. Nelms 71-573 04/17/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Lake Country Estates v. Tahoe Planning Agcy. 77-1327 12/04/1978 03/05/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Lane v. Pena 95-365 04/15/1996 06/20/1996 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Lockheed Aircraft Corp. v. United States 81-1181 11/30/1982 02/23/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
Logue v. United States 72-656 04/24/1973 06/11/1973 William H. Rehnquist 9
Maryland v. United States 345 03/15/1965 05/03/1965 John M. Harlan 8-1
Massachusetts Bonding Co. v. U.S. 31 11/08/1956 12/10/1956 William O. Douglas 5-4
Milwaukee v. Cement Div., National Gypsum Co. 94-788 04/24/1995 06/12/1995 John Paul Stevens 8
Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic... 04-1095 02/21/2006 9
Mitchell v. Forsyth 84-335 02/27/1985 06/19/1985 Byron R. White 4-3
Mitchell v. Forsyth 84-335 02/27/1985 06/19/1985 5-2
Molzof, Personal Representative Of The Estate Of Molzof v. United States 90-838 11/04/1991 01/14/1992 Clarence Thomas 9
Morales v. City Of Galveston 480 04/23/1962 06/11/1962 Potter Stewart 5-3
Nevada v. Hall 77-1337 11/07/1978 03/05/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Nixon v. Fitzgerald 79-1738 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Northern Insurance Company of New York v. Chatham County, GA 04-1618 03/01/2006 04/25/2006 Clarence Thomas 9