Cases by Issue - Governmental Liability

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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
Sheridan v. United States 87-626 04/26/1988 06/24/1988 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Groh v. Ramirez 02-811 11/04/2003 02/24/2004 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Central Green Co. v. United States 99-859 10/30/2000 02/21/2001 John Paul Stevens 9
Lockheed Aircraft Corp. v. United States 81-1181 11/30/1982 02/23/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 7-2
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
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
United States v. James 85-434 04/21/1986 07/02/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Weyerhaeuser S. S. Co. v. U.S. 65 02/18/1963 04/01/1963 Potter Stewart 9
Morales v. City Of Galveston 480 04/23/1962 06/11/1962 Potter Stewart 5-3
Hess v. Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation 93-1197 10/03/1994 11/14/1994 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 5-4
United States v. Navajo Nation 01-1375 12/02/2002 03/04/2003 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
Lane v. Pena 95-365 04/15/1996 06/20/1996 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. v. Feeney 89-386 02/26/1990 04/30/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
General Box Co. v. United States 383 03/28/1956 05/07/1956 Stanley Reed 7-2
United States v. Mitchell 78-1756 12/03/1979 04/15/1980 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
United States v. Mason 72-654 04/18/1973 06/04/1973 Thurgood Marshall 9
United States v. Smith 89-1646 11/07/1990 03/20/1991 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
United States v. Mitchell 81-1748 03/01/1983 06/27/1983 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Block v. Neal 81-1494 01/19/1983 03/07/1983 Thurgood Marshall 9
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
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. Bergh 17 10/15/1956 11/19/1956 Tom C. Clark 5-3
Roper v. United States 16 10/12/1961 11/06/1961 Tom C. Clark 6-3
Hatahley v. United States 231 03/26/1956 05/07/1956 Tom C. Clark 9
Scheuer v. Rhodes 72-914 12/04/1973 04/17/1974 Warren E. Burger 8
Stencel Aero Engineering Corp. v. U.S. 76-321 03/22/1977 06/09/1977 Warren E. Burger 7-2
United States v. Orleans 75-328 03/22/1976 06/01/1976 Warren E. Burger 9
United States v. Shearer 84-194 02/25/1985 06/27/1985 Warren E. Burger 8
Chappell v. Wallace 82-167 04/26/1983 06/13/1983 Warren E. Burger 9
United States v. Varig Airlines 82-1349 01/18/1984 06/19/1984 Warren E. Burger 9
Laird v. Nelms 71-573 04/17/1972 06/07/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Logue v. United States 72-656 04/24/1973 06/11/1973 William H. Rehnquist 9
Smith v. United States 91-1538 12/07/1992 03/08/1993 William H. Rehnquist 8-1
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
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
Tenet v. Doe 03-1395 01/11/2005 03/02/2005 William H. Rehnquist 9
Carlson, v. Green 78-1261 01/07/1980 04/22/1980 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Bivens v. Six Unknown Fed. Narcotics Agents 301 01/12/1971 06/21/1971 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
United States v. N. Y., N. H. & H. R. Co. 45 11/20/1957 12/16/1957 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
United States v. Seckinger 395 01/14/1970 03/09/1970 William J. Brennan, Jr. 4-3
Parden v. Terminal R. Co. 157 02/26/1964 05/18/1964 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Petty v. Tennessee-Missouri Comm'n. 233 03/04/1959 04/20/1959 William O. Douglas 6-3
Massachusetts Bonding Co. v. U.S. 31 11/08/1956 12/10/1956 William O. Douglas 5-4