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Case Docket No. Argued Decidedsort icon Majority Author Vote
Cleavinger v. Saxner 84-732 10/16/1985 12/10/1985 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
United States v. James 85-434 04/21/1986 07/02/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
United States v. Johnson 85-2039 02/24/1987 05/18/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Welch v. Texas Highways & Public Transp. Dept. 85-1716 03/04/1987 06/25/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Stanley 86-393 04/21/1987 06/25/1987 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Anderson v. Creighton 85-1520 02/23/1987 06/25/1987 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Westfall v. Erwin 86-714 11/02/1987 01/13/1988 Thurgood Marshall 8
Berkovitz v. United States 87-498 04/19/1988 06/13/1988 Thurgood Marshall 9
Sheridan v. United States 87-626 04/26/1988 06/24/1988 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Boyle v. United Technologies Corp. 86-492 10/13/1987 06/27/1988 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Finley v. United States 87-1973 02/28/1989 05/22/1989 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. v. Feeney 89-386 02/26/1990 04/30/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Office of Personnel Management v. Richmond 88-1943 02/21/1990 06/11/1990 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
United States v. Smith 89-1646 11/07/1990 03/20/1991 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
United States v. Gaubert 89-1793 11/26/1990 03/26/1991 Byron R. White 9
Siegert v. Gilley 90-96 02/19/1991 05/23/1991 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Blatchford v. Native Village Of Noatak 89-1782 02/19/1991 06/24/1991 Antonin Scalia 6-3
Hilton v. South Carolina Public Railways Commission 90-848 10/08/1991 12/15/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-2
Molzof, Personal Representative Of The Estate Of Molzof v. United States 90-838 11/04/1991 01/14/1992 Clarence Thomas 9
United States Department Of Energy v. Ohio 90-1341 12/03/1991 04/21/1992 David H. Souter 6-3
Smith v. United States 91-1538 12/07/1992 03/08/1993 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
Saudi Arabia v. Nelson Et ux. 91-522 11/30/1992 03/23/1993 David H. Souter 6-3
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Meyer 92-741 10/04/1993 02/23/1994 Clarence Thomas 9
West Lynn Creamery, Inc. v. Healy, Commissioner Of Massachusetts... 93-141 03/02/1994 06/17/1994 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Hess v. Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation 93-1197 10/03/1994 11/14/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-4
Shalala, Secretary Of Health And Human Services v. Whitecotton 94-372 02/28/1995 04/18/1995 David H. Souter 9
Milwaukee v. Cement Div., National Gypsum Co. 94-788 04/24/1995 06/12/1995 John Paul Stevens 8
Hercules Inc. v. United States 94-818 10/30/1995 03/04/1996 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Lane v. Pena 95-365 04/15/1996 06/20/1996 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
United States v. Winstar 95-865 04/24/1996 07/01/1996 David H. Souter 7-2
Regents of the University of California v. Doe 95-1694 12/02/1996 02/19/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Clinton v. Jones 95-1853 01/13/1997 05/27/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Bogan and Roderick v. Scott-Harris 96-1569 12/03/1997 03/03/1998 Clarence Thomas 9
Sacramento v. Lewis 96-1337 12/09/1997 05/26/1998 David H. Souter 9
Department of the Army v. Blue Fox, Inc. 97-1642 12/01/1998 01/20/1999 William H. Rehnquist 9
Conn and Najera v. Gabbert 97-1802 02/23/1999 04/05/1999 William H. Rehnquist 9
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources v. United States ex rel. Stevens 98-1828 11/29/1999 05/22/2000 Antonin Scalia 9
Central Green Co. v. United States 99-859 10/30/2000 02/21/2001 John Paul Stevens 9
Saucier v. Katz 99-1977 03/20/2001 06/18/2001 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Christopher v. Harbury 01-394 03/18/2002 06/20/2002 David H. Souter 9
United States v. Navajo Nation 01-1375 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
United States v. White Mt. Apache Tribe 01-1067 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 David H. Souter 5-4
Cook County v. United States ex rel. Chandler 01-1572 01/14/2003 03/10/2003 David H. Souter 9
Groh v. Ramirez 02-811 11/04/2003 02/24/2004 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Brosseau v. Haugen 03-1261 12/13/2004 8-1
Tenet v. Doe 03-1395 01/11/2005 03/02/2005 William H. Rehnquist 9
Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic... 04-1095 02/21/2006 9
Dolan v. United States Postal Service 04-848 11/07/2005 02/22/2006 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-1
Northern Insurance Company of New York v. Chatham County, GA 04-1618 03/01/2006 04/25/2006 Clarence Thomas 9