Cases by Issue - Governmental Liability

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Case Docket No. Argued Decidedsort icon Majority Author Vote
General Box Co. v. United States 383 03/28/1956 05/07/1956 Stanley Reed 7-2
Hatahley v. United States 231 03/26/1956 05/07/1956 Tom C. Clark 9
United States v. Bergh 17 10/15/1956 11/19/1956 Tom C. Clark 5-3
Massachusetts Bonding Co. v. U.S. 31 11/08/1956 12/10/1956 William O. Douglas 5-4
Rayonier, Inc., v. United States 45 12/04/1956 01/28/1957 Hugo L. Black 7-2
United States v. N. Y., N. H. & H. R. Co. 45 11/20/1957 12/16/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Wiener v. United States 52 11/18/1957 06/30/1958 Felix Frankfurter 9
Petty v. Tennessee-Missouri Comm'n. 233 03/04/1959 04/20/1959 William O. Douglas 6-3
United States v. Isthmian S. S. Co. 285 02/25/1959 04/27/1959 Earl Warren 9
West v. United States 11 11/12/1959 12/07/1959 Tom C. Clark 9
United States v. Neustadt 533 05/02/1961 05/29/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 7-1
Roper v. United States 16 10/12/1961 11/06/1961 Tom C. Clark 6-3
Morales v. City Of Galveston 480 04/23/1962 06/11/1962 Potter Stewart 5-3
Weyerhaeuser S. S. Co. v. U.S. 65 02/18/1963 04/01/1963 Potter Stewart 9
United States v. Muniz 464 04/22/1963 06/17/1963 Earl Warren 8
Parden v. Terminal R. Co. 157 02/26/1964 05/18/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Maryland v. United States 345 03/15/1965 05/03/1965 John M. Harlan 8-1
United States v. Seckinger 395 01/14/1970 03/09/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 4-3
Bivens v. Six Unknown Fed. Narcotics Agents 301 01/12/1971 06/21/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Affiliated Ute Citizens v. United States 70-78 10/18/1971 04/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7
Laird v. Nelms 71-573 04/17/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Doe v. Mcmillan 71-6356 12/13/1972 05/29/1973 Byron R. White 5-4
United States v. Mason 72-654 04/18/1973 06/04/1973 Thurgood Marshall 9
Logue v. United States 72-656 04/24/1973 06/11/1973 William H. Rehnquist 9
Scheuer v. Rhodes 72-914 12/04/1973 04/17/1974 Warren E. Burger 8
United States v. Orleans 75-328 03/22/1976 06/01/1976 Warren E. Burger 9
United States v. Hopkins 75-246 04/19/1976 06/24/1976 8-1
Stencel Aero Engineering Corp. v. U.S. 76-321 03/22/1977 06/09/1977 Warren E. Burger 7-2
Butz v. Economou 76-709 11/07/1977 06/29/1978 Byron R. White 5-4
Lake Country Estates v. Tahoe Planning Agcy. 77-1327 12/04/1978 03/05/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Nevada v. Hall 77-1337 11/07/1978 03/05/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
United States v. Kubrick 78-1014 10/03/1979 11/28/1979 Byron R. White 6-3
Hatzlachh Supply Co. v. United States 78-1175 12/05/1979 01/21/1980 8-1
United States v. Mitchell 78-1756 12/03/1979 04/15/1980 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Carlson, v. Green 78-1261 01/07/1980 04/22/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Army & Air Force Exchange Service v. Sheehan 80-1437 02/23/1982 06/01/1982 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Harlow v. Fitzgerald 80-945 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Nixon v. Fitzgerald 79-1738 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Velde v. National Black Police Assn. 80-1074 12/09/1981 06/30/1982 7
Lockheed Aircraft Corp. v. United States 81-1181 11/30/1982 02/23/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
Block v. Neal 81-1494 01/19/1983 03/07/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Bush v. Lucas 81-469 01/19/1983 06/13/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Chappell v. Wallace 82-167 04/26/1983 06/13/1983 Warren E. Burger 9
United States v. Mitchell 81-1748 03/01/1983 06/27/1983 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Kosak v. United States 82-618 11/07/1983 03/21/1984 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
United States v. Varig Airlines 82-1349 01/18/1984 06/19/1984 Warren E. Burger 9
United States v. Morton 83-916 04/25/1984 06/19/1984 John Paul Stevens 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
United States v. Shearer 84-194 02/25/1985 06/27/1985 Warren E. Burger 8