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Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane, v. Lisi 70 03/11/1968 03/25/1968 4-4
Edmonds v. Compagnie Generale Transatl. 78-479 03/19/1979 06/27/1979 Byron R. White 5-3
Bangor Punta Operations v. Bangor & A. R. Co. 73-718 04/15/1974 06/19/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Usner v. Luckenbach Overseas Corp. 47 11/18/1970 01/25/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4
Geier v. American Honda Motor Co. 98-1811 12/07/1999 05/22/2000 Stephen G. Breyer 5-4
Herb's Welding, Inc. v. Gray 83-728 10/03/1984 03/18/1985 Byron R. White 5-4
Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. v. Bonjorno 88-1595 12/04/1989 04/17/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
United Pilots Assn. v. Halecki 56 10/23/1958 02/24/1959 Potter Stewart 5-4
Baltimore & Ohio R. Co. v. Jackson 370 03/28/1957 05/13/1957 Tom C. Clark 5-4
Kernan v. American Dredging Co. 34 11/21/1957 02/03/1958 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
O'keeffe v. Smith Associates 307 03/29/1965 5-4
Waldron v. Moore-Mccormack Lines, Inc. 233 03/13/1967 05/08/1967 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Vaughan v. Atkinson 323 03/22/1962 05/14/1962 William O. Douglas 5-2
J. W. Bateson Co. v. Board Of Trustees 76-1476 11/30/1977 02/22/1978 Thurgood Marshall 6-2
Union Oil Co. v. The San Jacinto 71-900 10/17/1972 12/05/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Estate Of Cowart v. Nicklas Drilling Co. 91-17 03/25/1992 06/22/1992 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Harbor Tug and Barge Co. v. Papai 95-1621 01/13/1997 05/12/1997 Anthony M. Kennedy 6-3
Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co. 95-1764 02/18/1997 06/02/1997 Stephen G. Breyer 6-3
Washington Metro. Transit Auth. v. Johnson 83-747 04/24/1984 06/26/1984 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Bankers Life & Casualty Co. v. Crenshaw 85-1765 11/30/1987 05/16/1988 Thurgood Marshall 6-1
Mitchell v. Trawler Racer, Inc. 176 01/21/1960 05/16/1960 Potter Stewart 6-3
Braen v. Pfeifer Transportation Co. 32 11/16/1959 12/14/1959 William O. Douglas 6-3
S. W. Sugar Co. v. River Terminals 155 03/03/1959 06/22/1959 John M. Harlan 6-3
Italia Soc. v. Ore. Stevedoring Co. 82 01/08/1964 03/09/1964 Byron R. White 6-3
Guzman v. Pichirilo 358 03/27/1962 05/21/1962 Tom C. Clark 6-1
Barnhart v. Sigmon Coal Co. 00-1307 11/07/2001 02/19/2002 Clarence Thomas 6-3
Olympic Airways v. Husain 02-1348 11/12/2003 02/24/2004 Clarence Thomas 6-2
Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain 03-339 03/30/2004 06/29/2004 David H. Souter 6-3
Crumady v. The J. H. Fisser 61 01/12/1959 02/24/1959 William O. Douglas 6-3
Reves v. Ernst & Young 91-886 10/13/1992 03/03/1993 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Griffin v. Oceanic Contractors, Inc. 81-614 04/26/1982 06/30/1982 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Lewis v. Benedict Coal Corp. 18 10/21/1959 02/23/1960 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-1
Reed v. The Yaka 509 04/22/1963 05/27/1963 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Missouri P. R. Co. v. Elmore & Stahl 292 03/03/1964 05/04/1964 Potter Stewart 7-2
Dennis v. Denver & Rio Grande R. Co. 25 11/19/1963 12/09/1963 7-2
Sinkler v. Missouri Pacific R. Co. 133 03/12/1958 04/28/1958 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Director, Workers' Comp. Progs. v. Rasmussen 77-1465 11/28/1978 02/21/1979 William H. Rehnquist 8
Cooper Stevedoring Co. v. Kopke, Inc. 73-726 04/15/1974 05/28/1974 Thurgood Marshall 8
Atlantic Coast Line R. Co. v. Erie Lackawanna R. Co. 71-107 04/17/1972 05/15/1972 8
American Foreign S. S. Co. v. Matise 74-966 10/14/1975 12/16/1975 Thurgood Marshall 8
Air France v. Saks 83-1785 01/15/1985 03/04/1985 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
Morrison-Knudsen Constr. Co. v. Director, Owcp 81-1891 03/21/1983 05/24/1983 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Trans World Airlines, Inc. v. Franklin Mint Corp. 82-1186 11/30/1983 04/17/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Scindia Steam Navigation Co., v. De Los Santos 79-512 12/01/1980 04/21/1981 Byron R. White 8
Labor Board v. Deena Artware 46 12/08/1959 02/23/1960 William O. Douglas 8
United States v. Carter 48 12/05/1956 04/29/1957 Harold Burton 8
Gutierrez v. Waterman S. S. Corp. 229 03/21/1963 05/13/1963 Byron R. White 8-1
Still v. Norfolk & Western R. Co. 48 10/19/1961 11/13/1961 Hugo L. Black 8-1
Watkins v. Conway 65 11/09/1966 12/05/1966 8-1
P. C. Pfeiffer Co. v. Ford 78-425 03/20/1979 11/27/1979 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9