Cases by Issue - Governmental Liability

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Author Votesort icon
Dolan v. United States Postal Service 04-848 11/07/2005 02/22/2006 Anthony M. Kennedy 7-1
Hatzlachh Supply Co. v. United States 78-1175 12/05/1979 01/21/1980 8-1
Scheuer v. Rhodes 72-914 12/04/1973 04/17/1974 Warren E. Burger 8
United States v. Hopkins 75-246 04/19/1976 06/24/1976 8-1
Smith v. United States 91-1538 12/07/1992 03/08/1993 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
United States v. Smith 89-1646 11/07/1990 03/20/1991 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Milwaukee v. Cement Div., National Gypsum Co. 94-788 04/24/1995 06/12/1995 John Paul Stevens 8
United States v. Shearer 84-194 02/25/1985 06/27/1985 Warren E. Burger 8
Harlow v. Fitzgerald 80-945 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Kosak v. United States 82-618 11/07/1983 03/21/1984 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
Westfall v. Erwin 86-714 11/02/1987 01/13/1988 Thurgood Marshall 8
United States v. N. Y., N. H. & H. R. Co. 45 11/20/1957 12/16/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Maryland v. United States 345 03/15/1965 05/03/1965 John M. Harlan 8-1
Brosseau v. Haugen 03-1261 12/13/2004 8-1
United States v. Muniz 464 04/22/1963 06/17/1963 Earl Warren 8
United States v. Orleans 75-328 03/22/1976 06/01/1976 Warren E. Burger 9
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
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources v. United States ex rel. Stevens 98-1828 11/29/1999 05/22/2000 Antonin Scalia 9
Molzof, Personal Representative Of The Estate Of Molzof v. United States 90-838 11/04/1991 01/14/1992 Clarence Thomas 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
Clinton v. Jones 95-1853 01/13/1997 05/27/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
Regents of the University of California v. Doe 95-1694 12/02/1996 02/19/1997 John Paul Stevens 9
United States v. Gaubert 89-1793 11/26/1990 03/26/1991 Byron R. White 9
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Meyer 92-741 10/04/1993 02/23/1994 Clarence Thomas 9
Shalala, Secretary Of Health And Human Services v. Whitecotton 94-372 02/28/1995 04/18/1995 David H. Souter 9
Conn and Najera v. Gabbert 97-1802 02/23/1999 04/05/1999 William H. Rehnquist 9
Department of the Army v. Blue Fox, Inc. 97-1642 12/01/1998 01/20/1999 William H. Rehnquist 9
Bush v. Lucas 81-469 01/19/1983 06/13/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Block v. Neal 81-1494 01/19/1983 03/07/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
Chappell v. Wallace 82-167 04/26/1983 06/13/1983 Warren E. Burger 9
Army & Air Force Exchange Service v. Sheehan 80-1437 02/23/1982 06/01/1982 Harry A. Blackmun 9
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
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. v. Feeney 89-386 02/26/1990 04/30/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Berkovitz v. United States 87-498 04/19/1988 06/13/1988 Thurgood Marshall 9
West v. United States 11 11/12/1959 12/07/1959 Tom C. Clark 9
United States v. Isthmian S. S. Co. 285 02/25/1959 04/27/1959 Earl Warren 9
Wiener v. United States 52 11/18/1957 06/30/1958 Felix Frankfurter 9
Weyerhaeuser S. S. Co. v. U.S. 65 02/18/1963 04/01/1963 Potter Stewart 9
Tenet v. Doe 03-1395 01/11/2005 03/02/2005 William H. Rehnquist 9
Christopher v. Harbury 01-394 03/18/2002 06/20/2002 David H. Souter 9
Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic... 04-1095 02/21/2006 9
Northern Insurance Company of New York v. Chatham County, GA 04-1618 03/01/2006 04/25/2006 Clarence Thomas 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
Cook County v. United States ex rel. Chandler 01-1572 01/14/2003 03/10/2003 David H. Souter 9
Hatahley v. United States 231 03/26/1956 05/07/1956 Tom C. Clark 9