Cases by Issue - Governmental Liability

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Mitchell v. Forsyth 84-335 02/27/1985 06/19/1985 Byron R. White 4-3
United States v. Seckinger 395 01/14/1970 03/09/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 4-3
United States v. Mitchell 78-1756 12/03/1979 04/15/1980 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Butz v. Economou 76-709 11/07/1977 06/29/1978 Byron R. White 5-4
Doe v. Mcmillan 71-6356 12/13/1972 05/29/1973 Byron R. White 5-4
Hess v. Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation 93-1197 10/03/1994 11/14/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-4
Mitchell v. Forsyth 84-335 02/27/1985 06/19/1985 5-2
Welch v. Texas Highways & Public Transp. Dept. 85-1716 03/04/1987 06/25/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Johnson 85-2039 02/24/1987 05/18/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
United States v. Stanley 86-393 04/21/1987 06/25/1987 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Nixon v. Fitzgerald 79-1738 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
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
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
Groh v. Ramirez 02-811 11/04/2003 02/24/2004 John Paul Stevens 5-4
United States v. White Mt. Apache Tribe 01-1067 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 David H. Souter 5-4
Morales v. City Of Galveston 480 04/23/1962 06/11/1962 Potter Stewart 5-3
Parden v. Terminal R. Co. 157 02/26/1964 05/18/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 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
Laird v. Nelms 71-573 04/17/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Bivens v. Six Unknown Fed. Narcotics Agents 301 01/12/1971 06/21/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
Saudi Arabia v. Nelson Et ux. 91-522 11/30/1992 03/23/1993 David H. Souter 6-3
Hilton v. South Carolina Public Railways Commission 90-848 10/08/1991 12/15/1991 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-2
United States Department Of Energy v. Ohio 90-1341 12/03/1991 04/21/1992 David H. Souter 6-3
Hercules Inc. v. United States 94-818 10/30/1995 03/04/1996 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
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
United States v. Mitchell 81-1748 03/01/1983 06/27/1983 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Anderson v. Creighton 85-1520 02/23/1987 06/25/1987 Antonin Scalia 6-3
United States v. James 85-434 04/21/1986 07/02/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Cleavinger v. Saxner 84-732 10/16/1985 12/10/1985 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Sheridan v. United States 87-626 04/26/1988 06/24/1988 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Petty v. Tennessee-Missouri Comm'n. 233 03/04/1959 04/20/1959 William O. Douglas 6-3
United States v. Navajo Nation 01-1375 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
Roper v. United States 16 10/12/1961 11/06/1961 Tom C. Clark 6-3
Carlson, v. Green 78-1261 01/07/1980 04/22/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Affiliated Ute Citizens v. United States 70-78 10/18/1971 04/24/1972 Harry A. Blackmun 7
Stencel Aero Engineering Corp. v. U.S. 76-321 03/22/1977 06/09/1977 Warren E. Burger 7-2
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
West Lynn Creamery, Inc. v. Healy, Commissioner Of Massachusetts... 93-141 03/02/1994 06/17/1994 John Paul Stevens 7-2
Lockheed Aircraft Corp. v. United States 81-1181 11/30/1982 02/23/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
Velde v. National Black Police Assn. 80-1074 12/09/1981 06/30/1982 7
Office of Personnel Management v. Richmond 88-1943 02/21/1990 06/11/1990 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-2
General Box Co. v. United States 383 03/28/1956 05/07/1956 Stanley Reed 7-2
Rayonier, Inc., v. United States 45 12/04/1956 01/28/1957 Hugo L. Black 7-2
United States v. Neustadt 533 05/02/1961 05/29/1961 Charles E. Whittaker 7-1