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Case Docket No. Argued Decidedsort icon Majority Author Vote
United States v. Olson 04-759 10/12/2005 11/08/2005 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. v. Kirby 02-1028 10/06/2004 11/09/2004 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain 03-339 03/30/2004 06/29/2004 David H. Souter 6-3
Olympic Airways v. Husain 02-1348 11/12/2003 02/24/2004 Clarence Thomas 6-2
Barnhart v. Sigmon Coal Co. 00-1307 11/07/2001 02/19/2002 Clarence Thomas 6-3
Geier v. American Honda Motor Co. 98-1811 12/07/1999 05/22/2000 Stephen G. Breyer 5-4
Roberts v. Galen of Virginia, Inc. 97-53 12/01/1998 01/13/1999 9
Dooley v. Korean Airlines 97-704 04/27/1998 06/08/1998 Clarence Thomas 9
Hughes Aircraft Co. v. United States ex rel. Schumer 95-1340 02/25/1997 06/16/1997 Clarence Thomas 9
Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co. 95-1764 02/18/1997 06/02/1997 Stephen G. Breyer 6-3
Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai 95-1621 01/13/1997 05/12/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Atherton v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, As Receiver For City... 95-928 11/04/1996 01/14/1997 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Exxon Co. USA v. Sofec 95-129 03/19/1996 06/10/1996 Clarence Thomas 9
Norfolk & Western Railway Co. v. Hiles 95-6 01/08/1996 02/27/1996 Clarence Thomas 9
Bank One Chicago, N. A. v. Midwest Bank & Trust Co. 94-1175 11/28/1995 01/17/1996 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 9
Chandris, Inc. v. Latsis 94-325 02/21/1995 06/14/1995 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Howlett v. Birkdale Shipping Co., S. A. 93-670 04/20/1994 06/13/1994 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Boca Grande Club, Inc. v. Florida Power & Light Company, Inc. 93-180 01/11/1994 04/20/1994 John Paul Stevens 9
McDermott, Inc. v. Amclyde 92-1479 01/11/1994 04/20/1994 John Paul Stevens 9
Antoine v. Byers & Anderson, Inc. 91-7604 03/30/1993 06/07/1993 John Paul Stevens 9
Reves v. Ernst & Young 91-886 10/13/1992 03/03/1993 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Estate Of Cowart v. Nicklas Drilling Co. 91-17 03/25/1992 06/22/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Farrey v. Sanderfoot 90-350 03/25/1991 05/23/1991 Byron R. White 9
Eastern Airlines, Inc. v. Floyd 89-1598 10/29/1990 04/17/1991 Thurgood Marshall 9
McDermott International, Inc. v. Wilander 89-1474 12/03/1990 02/19/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. v. Bonjorno 88-1595 12/04/1989 04/17/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Chan v. Korean Air Lines, Ltd. 87-1055 12/07/1988 04/18/1989 Antonin Scalia 9
Bankers Life & Casualty Co. v. Crenshaw 85-1765 11/30/1987 05/16/1988 Thurgood Marshall 6-1
Jersey Shore State Bank v. United States 85-1736 12/08/1986 01/20/1987 William H. Rehnquist 9
East River Steamship Corp. v. Transamerica Delaval Inc. 84-1726 01/21/1986 06/16/1986 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Herb's Welding, Inc. v. Gray 83-728 10/03/1984 03/18/1985 Byron R. White 5-4
Air France v. Saks 83-1785 01/15/1985 03/04/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
Washington Metro. Transit Auth. v. Johnson 83-747 04/24/1984 06/26/1984 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Trans World Airlines, Inc. v. Franklin Mint Corp. 82-1186 11/30/1983 04/17/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. v. Pfeifer 82-131 02/28/1983 06/15/1983 John Paul Stevens 9
Morrison-Knudsen Constr. Co. v. Director, Owcp 81-1891 03/21/1983 05/24/1983 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Griffin v. Oceanic Contractors, Inc. 81-614 04/26/1982 06/30/1982 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Scindia Steam Navigation Co., v. De Los Santos 79-512 12/01/1980 04/21/1981 Byron R. White 8
Ferri v. Ackerman 78-5981 10/02/1979 12/04/1979 John Paul Stevens 9
P. C. Pfeiffer Co. v. Ford 78-425 03/20/1979 11/27/1979 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Edmonds v. Compagnie Generale Transatl. 78-479 03/19/1979 06/27/1979 Byron R. White 5-3
Director, Workers' Comp. Progs. v. Rasmussen 77-1465 11/28/1978 02/21/1979 William H. Rehnquist 8
J. W. Bateson Co. v. Board Of Trustees 76-1476 11/30/1977 02/22/1978 Thurgood Marshall 6-2
American Foreign S. S. Co. v. Matise 74-966 10/14/1975 12/16/1975 Thurgood Marshall 8
Transamerican Freight v. Brada Miller 74-54 10/08/1975 11/12/1975 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Bangor Punta Operations v. Bangor & A. R. Co. 73-718 04/15/1974 06/19/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Cooper Stevedoring Co. v. Kopke, Inc. 73-726 04/15/1974 05/28/1974 Thurgood Marshall 8
Union Oil Co. v. The San Jacinto 71-900 10/17/1972 12/05/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Atlantic Coast Line R. Co. v. Erie Lackawanna R. Co. 71-107 04/17/1972 05/15/1972 8
Usner v. Luckenbach Overseas Corp. 47 11/18/1970 01/25/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4