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Case Docket No. Argued Decided Majority Authorsort icon Vote
United States v. Procter & Gamble 51 04/28/1958 06/02/1958 William O. Douglas 6-3
United States v. Merz 65 01/13/1964 02/24/1964 William O. Douglas 9
Colgrove v. Battin 71-1442 01/17/1973 06/21/1973 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Beech Aircraft Corp. v. Rainey 87-981 10/04/1988 12/12/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Willy v. Coastal Corp. 90-1150 12/03/1991 03/03/1992 William H. Rehnquist 9
GE v. Joiner 96-188 10/14/1997 12/15/1997 William H. Rehnquist 9
Crawford Fitting Co. v. J. T. Gibbons, Inc. 86-322 04/29/1987 06/15/1987 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Celotex Corp. v. Catrett 85-198 04/01/1986 06/25/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Curtiss-Wright Corp. v. General Electric Co. 79-105 01/14/1980 04/22/1980 Warren E. Burger 9
Trammel v. United States 78-5705 10/29/1979 02/27/1980 Warren E. Burger 9
Poller v. Columbia Broadcasting 45 11/13/1961 02/19/1962 Tom C. Clark 5-4
Walker v. Armco Steel Corp. 78-1862 01/08/1980 06/02/1980 Thurgood Marshall 9
Granny Goose Foods, Inc. v. Teamsters 72-1566 01/08/1974 03/04/1974 Thurgood Marshall 9
Burlington Northern R. Co. v. Woods 85-1088 11/04/1986 02/24/1987 Thurgood Marshall 9
Torres v. Oakland Scavenger Co. 86-1845 02/23/1988 06/24/1988 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
First Nat. Bank v. Cities Service 23 11/09/1967 05/20/1968 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Kumho Tire Co. Ltd. v. Carmichael 97-1709 12/07/1998 03/23/1999 Stephen G. Breyer 9
Krupski v. Costa Crociere, S.p.A. 09-337 04/21/2010 06/07/2010 Sonia Sotomayor 9
Smith v. Barry 90-7477 12/02/1991 01/14/1992 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Ingalls Shipbuilding v. Office of Worker's Comp. Prog. 95-1081 11/12/1996 02/18/1997 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Business Guides v. Chromatic Comm. Enterprises 89-1500 11/26/1990 02/26/1991 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Cooter & Gell v. Hartmarx Corp. 89-275 02/20/1990 06/11/1990 Sandra Day O'Connor 8-1
Devlin v. Scardelletti 01-417 03/26/2002 06/10/2002 Sandra Day O'Connor 6-3
Henderson v. United States 95-232 03/19/1996 05/20/1996 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-3
Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor 96-270 02/18/1997 06/25/1997 Ruth Bader Ginsburg 6-2
American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah 72-1195 11/12/1973 01/16/1974 Potter Stewart 9
East Texas Motor Freight v. Rodriguez 75-718 01/10/1977 05/31/1977 Potter Stewart 9
United Airlines, Inc. v. Mcdonald 76-545 03/29/1977 06/20/1977 Potter Stewart 5-3
United States v. Reynolds 88 01/14/1970 02/24/1970 Potter Stewart 6-2
National Rental v. Szukhent 81 11/20/1963 01/06/1964 Potter Stewart 5-4
Eisen v. Carlisle & Jacquelin 73-203 02/25/1974 05/28/1974 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Browder v. Director, Ill. Dept. Of Corrections 76-5325 10/31/1977 01/10/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Oppenheimer Fund, Inc. v. Sanders 77-335 02/28/1978 06/19/1978 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Gulf Oil Co. v. Bernard 80-441 03/30/1981 06/01/1981 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Jaffee v. Redmond 95-266 02/26/1996 06/13/1996 John Paul Stevens 7-2
General Telephone Co. Of Southwest v. Falcon 81-574 04/26/1982 06/14/1982 John Paul Stevens 8-1
Bose Corp. v. Consumers Union of U.S., Inc. 82-1246 11/08/1983 04/30/1984 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Delta Air Lines, Inc. v. August 79-814 11/12/1980 03/09/1981 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Green v. Bock Laundry Machine Co. 87-1816 01/18/1989 05/22/1989 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Societe Internationale v. Rogers 348 05/01/1958 06/16/1958 John M. Harlan 8
Link v. Wabash Railroad Co. 422 04/03/1962 06/25/1962 John M. Harlan 4-3
Provident Bank v. Patterson 28 11/06/1967 01/29/1968 John M. Harlan 9
Sam Fox Publishing Co. v. U.S. 56 03/29/1961 05/29/1961 John M. Harlan 8
Farmer v. Arabian American Oil Co. 32 11/09/1964 12/14/1964 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Surowitz v. Hilton Hotels Corp. 161 01/20/1966 03/07/1966 Hugo L. Black 7
Snyder v. Harris 109 01/21/1969 03/25/1969 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Crown, Cork & Seal Co. v. Parker 82-118 04/18/1983 06/13/1983 Harry A. Blackmun 9
Schiavone v. Fortune 84-1839 02/26/1986 06/18/1986 Harry A. Blackmun 6-3
Cold Metal Process Co. v. United Co. 76 02/28/1956 06/11/1956 Harold Burton 7-2
Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Mackey 34 02/28/1956 06/11/1956 Harold Burton 9