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Case Docket No. Argued Decidedsort icon Majority Author Vote
Clothing Workers v. Richman Bros. 173 03/04/1955 04/04/1955 Felix Frankfurter 5-3
Affronti v. United States 71 11/15/1955 12/05/1955 Stanley Reed 9
Petrowski v. Hawkeye-Security Co. 469 03/07/1956 03/26/1956 9
Civil Aeronautics Board v. Hermann 540 04/25/1957 05/06/1957 9
California Comm'n v. United States 23 01/07/1958 03/03/1958 William O. Douglas 6-3
Harmon v. Brucker 80 01/14/1958 03/03/1958 8-1
Flora v. United States 492 05/20/1958 06/16/1958 Earl Warren 8-1
Flora v. United States 492 05/20/1958 03/21/1960 Earl Warren 5-4
N. H. Fire Ins. Co. v. Scanlon 339 03/22/1960 04/25/1960 Hugo L. Black 9
Miner v. Atlass 156 03/03/1960 06/20/1960 John M. Harlan 6-3
Locomotive Engineers v. M.-K.-T. R. Co. 165 04/20/1960 06/20/1960 Earl Warren 7-2
Horton v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co. 478 05/03/1961 06/12/1961 Hugo L. Black 5-4
Bailey v. Patterson 643 02/26/1962 9
Malone v. Bowdoin 113 03/20/1962 05/14/1962 Potter Stewart 5-2
Idlewild Liquor Corp. v. Epstein 138 02/28/1962 06/25/1962 6
Jones v. Cunningham 77 12/03/1962 01/14/1963 Hugo L. Black 9
Schneider v. Rusk 251 02/18/1963 9
Kennedy v. Mendoza-Martinez 2 10/10/1961 02/18/1963 Arthur J. Goldberg 5-4
Gray v. Sanders 112 01/17/1963 03/18/1963 William O. Douglas 8-1
Wheeldin v. Wheeler 493 04/23/1963 06/03/1963 William O. Douglas 6-3
Dept. Of Employment v. U.S. 78 11/15/1966 12/12/1966 Abe Fortas 9
Sailors v. Board Of Education 430 04/17/1967 05/22/1967 William O. Douglas 9
Dusch v. Davis 724 04/18/1967 05/22/1967 William O. Douglas 9
Stern v. South Chester Tube Co. 486 03/25/1968 04/22/1968 Hugo L. Black 9
Snyder v. Harris 109 01/21/1969 03/25/1969 Hugo L. Black 7-2
Kramer v. Caribbean Mills 156 01/23/1969 05/05/1969 John M. Harlan 8
Brown v. Chote 71-1583 02/22/1973 05/07/1973 Warren E. Burger 9
City Of Kenosha v. Bruno 72-658 04/18/1973 06/11/1973 William H. Rehnquist 9
Weinberger v. Salfi 74-214 03/19/1975 06/26/1975 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
Mathews v. Weber 74-850 11/04/1975 01/14/1976 Warren E. Burger 8
Thermtron Products, Inc., v. Hermansdorfer 74-206 10/07/1975 01/20/1976 Byron R. White 5-3
Pasadena City Bd. Of Education v. Spangler 75-164 04/27/1976 06/28/1976 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Guam v. Olsen 76-439 03/29/1977 05/23/1977 William J. Brennan, Jr. 5-4
Duke Power Co. v. Carolina En v. Study Group 77-262 03/20/1978 06/26/1978 Warren E. Burger 6-3
Douglas Oil Co. v. Petrol Stops Northwest 77-1547 12/05/1978 04/18/1979 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 6-3
Chapman v. Houston Welfare Rights Org. 77-719 10/02/1978 05/14/1979 John Paul Stevens 6-3
Plumbers & Pipefitters v. Plumbers & Pipefitters 80-710 04/29/1981 06/22/1981 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-3
California v. Grace Brethren Church 81-31 03/30/1982 06/18/1982 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Florida Dept. of State v. Treasure Salvors, Inc. 80-1348 01/20/1982 07/01/1982 John Paul Stevens 5-4
D.C. Court Of Appeals v. Feldman 81-1335 12/08/1982 03/23/1983 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Franchise Tax Bd. v. Laborers Vacation Trust 82-695 04/19/1983 06/24/1983 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
FCC v. ITT World Communications, Inc. 83-371 03/21/1984 04/30/1984 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Heckler v. Ringer 82-1772 02/27/1984 05/14/1984 William H. Rehnquist 6-3
National Farmers Union Ins. Cos. v. Crow Tribe 84-320 04/16/1985 06/03/1985 John Paul Stevens 9
Pa. Bureau Of Correction v. U.S. Marshals 84-489 10/15/1985 11/18/1985 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8-1
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Taylor 85-686 01/21/1987 04/06/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Burlington No. R. Co. v. Okla. Tax Comm'n 86-337 03/25/1987 04/28/1987 Thurgood Marshall 9
Burlington No. R. Co. v. Maintenance Employes 86-39 02/23/1987 04/28/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Carnegie-Mellon Univ. v. Cohill 86-1021 11/10/1987 01/20/1988 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Catholic Conf. v. Abortion Rights Mobilization 87-416 04/18/1988 06/20/1988 Anthony M. Kennedy 8-1