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Mills Music, Inc. v. Snyder 83-1153 10/09/1984 01/08/1985 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Herb's Welding, Inc. v. Gray 83-728 10/03/1984 03/18/1985 Byron R. White 5-4
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Ward 83-1274 10/31/1984 03/26/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Chemical Manufacturers Assn. v. NRDC 83-1013 11/06/1984 02/27/1985 Byron R. White 5-4
Mitchell v. Forsyth 84-335 02/27/1985 06/19/1985 5-2
Williams v. Vermont 84-592 03/19/1985 06/04/1985 Byron R. White 5-3
Jefferson County Pharm. Assn. v. Abbott Labs. 81-827 11/08/1982 02/23/1983 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Bankamerica Corp. v. United States 81-1487 01/19/1983 06/08/1983 Warren E. Burger 5-3
Washington v. United States 81-969 01/10/1983 03/29/1983 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Container Corp. v. Franchise Tax Bd. 81-523 01/10/1983 06/27/1983 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Watt v. Western Nuclear, Inc. 81-1686 01/17/1983 06/06/1983 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Sony Corp v. Universal City Studios 81-1687 01/18/1983 01/17/1984 John Paul Stevens 5-4
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
American Trucking Associations, Inc. v. Scheiner 86-357 04/28/1987 06/23/1987 John Paul Stevens 5-4
United States v. Stanley 86-393 04/21/1987 06/25/1987 Antonin Scalia 5-4
California Coastal Comm'n v. Granite Rock Co. 85-1200 12/02/1986 03/24/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Shearson/American Express Inc. v. Mcmahon 86-44 03/03/1987 06/08/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Foremost Insurance Co. v. Richardson 80-2134 01/12/1982 06/23/1982 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Steelworkers v. Sadlowski 81-395 03/31/1982 06/14/1982 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Nixon v. Fitzgerald 79-1738 11/30/1981 06/24/1982 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Blue Shield Of Virginia v. Mccready 81-225 03/24/1982 06/21/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Community Communications Co., v. Boulder 80-1350 10/13/1981 01/13/1982 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Icc v. American Trucking Assns., Inc. 82-1643 01/10/1984 06/05/1984 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
Dixson v. United States 82-5279 10/12/1983 02/22/1984 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
NLRB v. Bildisco & Bildisco 82-818 10/11/1983 02/22/1984 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Bacchus Imports Ltd. v. Dias 82-1565 01/11/1984 06/29/1984 Byron R. White 5-3
Copperweld Corp. v. Independence Tube Corp. 82-1260 12/05/1983 06/19/1984 Warren E. Burger 5-3
Secretary Of Interior v. California 82-1326 11/01/1983 01/11/1984 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Offshore Logistics, Inc. v. Tallentire 85-202 02/24/1986 06/23/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Midlantic Nat. Bank v. N. J. Dept. Of E. P. 84-801 10/16/1985 01/27/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Japan Whaling Assn. v. American Cetacean Soc. 85-954 04/30/1986 06/30/1986 Byron R. White 5-4
Brown-Forman Distillers v. N. Y. Liquor Auth. 84-2030 03/03/1986 06/03/1986 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Matsushita Elec. Industrial Co. v. Zenith Radio 83-2004 11/12/1985 03/25/1986 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-4
Kansas v. Utilicorp United Inc. 88-2109 04/16/1990 06/21/1990 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. v. Bonjorno 88-1595 12/04/1989 04/17/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Reves v. Ernst & Young 88-1480 11/27/1989 02/21/1990 Thurgood Marshall 5-4
K Mart Corp. v. Cartier, Inc. 86-495 10/06/1987 05/31/1988 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
United States v. Fausto 86-595 10/07/1987 01/25/1988 Antonin Scalia 5-3
Boyle v. United Technologies Corp. 86-492 10/13/1987 06/27/1988 Antonin Scalia 5-4
K Mart Corp. v. Cartier, Inc. 86-495 10/06/1987 03/07/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-3
Anderson Bros. Ford v. Valencia 80-84 03/23/1981 06/08/1981 Byron R. White 5-4
Diamond v. Diehr 79-1112 10/14/1980 03/03/1981 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Rodriguez De Quijas v. Shearson/Am. Exp. 88-385 03/27/1989 05/15/1989 Anthony M. Kennedy 5-4
Hoffman v. Connecticut Income Maint. Dept. 88-412 04/19/1989 06/23/1989 Byron R. White 5-4
Finley v. United States 87-1973 02/28/1989 05/22/1989 Antonin Scalia 5-4
Sun Oil Co. v. Fed. Power Comm'n 321 04/26/1960 06/27/1960 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Goett, v. Union Carbide Corp. 3 11/12/1959 01/18/1960 5-4
Inman v. Baltimore & Ohio R. Co. 36 11/12/1959 12/14/1959 Tom C. Clark 5-4
East Texas Lines v. Frozen Food Exp. 162 03/07/1956 04/23/1956 William O. Douglas 5-4