Cases by Issue - Nongovernmental Liability

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Missouri P. R. Co. v. Elmore & Stahl 292 03/03/1964 05/04/1964 Potter Stewart 7-2
Mitchell v. Trawler Racer, Inc. 176 01/21/1960 05/16/1960 Potter Stewart 6-3
Morrison-Knudsen Constr. Co. v. Director, Owcp 81-1891 03/21/1983 05/24/1983 Warren E. Burger 8-1
Norfolk & Western Railway Co. v. Hiles 95-6 01/08/1996 02/27/1996 Clarence Thomas 9
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. v. Kirby 02-1028 10/06/2004 11/09/2004 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
O'keeffe v. Smith Associates 307 03/29/1965 5-4
Olympic Airways v. Husain 02-1348 11/12/2003 02/24/2004 Clarence Thomas 6-2
P. C. Pfeiffer Co. v. Ford 78-425 03/20/1979 11/27/1979 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Reed v. The Yaka 509 04/22/1963 05/27/1963 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Reves v. Ernst & Young 91-886 10/13/1992 03/03/1993 Harry A. Blackmun 7-2
Roberts v. Galen of Virginia, Inc. 97-53 12/01/1998 01/13/1999 9
S. W. Sugar Co. v. River Terminals 155 03/03/1959 06/22/1959 John M. Harlan 6-3
Saratoga Fishing Co. v. J. M. Martinac & Co. 95-1764 02/18/1997 06/02/1997 Stephen G. Breyer 6-3
Scindia Steam Navigation Co., v. De Los Santos 79-512 12/01/1980 04/21/1981 Byron R. White 8
Sinkler v. Missouri Pacific R. Co. 133 03/12/1958 04/28/1958 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain 03-339 03/30/2004 06/29/2004 David H. Souter 6-3
Still v. Norfolk & Western R. Co. 48 10/19/1961 11/13/1961 Hugo L. Black 8-1
Trans World Airlines, Inc. v. Franklin Mint Corp. 82-1186 11/30/1983 04/17/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Transamerican Freight v. Brada Miller 74-54 10/08/1975 11/12/1975 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Union Oil Co. v. The San Jacinto 71-900 10/17/1972 12/05/1972 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
United Pilots Assn. v. Halecki 56 10/23/1958 02/24/1959 Potter Stewart 5-4
United States v. Carter 48 12/05/1956 04/29/1957 Harold Burton 8
United States v. Olson 04-759 10/12/2005 11/08/2005 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Usner v. Luckenbach Overseas Corp. 47 11/18/1970 01/25/1971 Potter Stewart 5-4
Vaughan v. Atkinson 323 03/22/1962 05/14/1962 William O. Douglas 5-2
Waldron v. Moore-Mccormack Lines, Inc. 233 03/13/1967 05/08/1967 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Washington Metro. Transit Auth. v. Johnson 83-747 04/24/1984 06/26/1984 Thurgood Marshall 6-3
Waterman Co. v. Dugan & Mcnamara 35 10/20/1960 11/21/1960 Potter Stewart 9
Watkins v. Conway 65 11/09/1966 12/05/1966 8-1