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Case Docket No. Argued Decidedsort icon Majority Author Vote
Posadas de Puerto Rico Ass. v. Tourism Co. of PR 84-1903 04/28/1986 07/01/1986 William H. Rehnquist 5-4
Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Thompson 85-619 04/28/1986 07/07/1986 John Paul Stevens 5-4
Commodity Futures Trading Comm'n v. Schor 85-621 04/29/1986 07/07/1986 Sandra Day O'Connor 7-2
Cerbone v. Conway 84-1947 11/05/1986 11/17/1986 9
Clarke v. Securities Industry Assn. 85-971 11/03/1986 01/14/1987 Byron R. White 8
Burke v. Barnes 85-781 11/04/1986 01/14/1987 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Wright v. Roanoke Rede v. & Housing Auth. 85-5915 10/06/1986 01/14/1987 Byron R. White 5-4
Burlington Northern R. Co. v. Woods 85-1088 11/04/1986 02/24/1987 Thurgood Marshall 9
Pennsylvania v. Ritchie 85-1347 12/03/1986 02/24/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 5-2
Iowa Mutual Ins. Co. v. Laplante 85-1589 12/01/1986 02/24/1987 Thurgood Marshall 8-1
School Board of Nassau County v. Arline 85-1277 12/03/1986 03/03/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 7-2
Stringfellow v. Concerned Neighbors In Action 85-184 01/20/1987 03/09/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
United States v. Merchant 85-1672 03/04/1987 03/24/1987 9
Lynaugh v. Petty 85-1656 03/03/1987 03/24/1987 9
Missouri v. Blair 85-303 11/12/1986 03/24/1987 9
California Coastal Comm'n v. Granite Rock Co. 85-1200 12/02/1986 03/24/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 5-4
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. v. Taylor 85-686 01/21/1987 04/06/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 9
Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc. 85-1798 01/12/1987 04/06/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 9
Granberry v. Greer 85-6790 02/24/1987 04/21/1987 John Paul Stevens 9
Arkansas Writers' Project, Inc. v. Ragland 85-1370 01/20/1987 04/22/1987 Thurgood Marshall 7-2
Burlington No. R. Co. v. Okla. Tax Comm'n 86-337 03/25/1987 04/28/1987 Thurgood Marshall 9
Meese v. Keene 85-1180 12/02/1986 04/28/1987 John Paul Stevens 5-3
Burlington No. R. Co. v. Maintenance Employes 86-39 02/23/1987 04/28/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Van Drasek v. Webb 86-319 04/29/1987 05/18/1987 9
United States v. Hohri 86-510 04/20/1987 06/01/1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 8
Icc v. Locomotive Engineers 85-792 11/10/1986 06/08/1987 Antonin Scalia 9
Crawford Fitting Co. v. J. T. Gibbons, Inc. 86-322 04/29/1987 06/15/1987 William H. Rehnquist 7-2
Houston v. Hill 86-243 03/23/1987 06/15/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8-1
Karcher v. May 85-1551 10/06/1987 12/01/1987 Sandra Day O'Connor 8
Gwaltney v. Chesapeake Bay Foundation 86-473 10/05/1987 12/01/1987 Thurgood Marshall 8
NLRB v. Food & Commercial Workers 86-594 10/05/1987 12/14/1987 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Vermont v. Cox 86-1108 11/03/1987 12/14/1987 8
Thompson v. Thompson 86-964 10/06/1987 01/12/1988 Thurgood Marshall 8
Deakins v. Monaghan 86-890 10/14/1987 01/12/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 8
Marino v. Ortiz 86-1415 11/30/1987 01/13/1988 4-4
Honig v. Doe 86-728 11/09/1987 01/20/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 6-2
Carnegie-Mellon Univ. v. Cohill 86-1021 11/10/1987 01/20/1988 Thurgood Marshall 5-3
Virginia v. American Booksellers Assn. 86-1034 11/04/1987 01/25/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 8
Etsi Pipeline Project v. Missouri 86-939 11/03/1987 02/23/1988 Byron R. White 8
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. v. Mayacamas Corp. 86-1329 12/07/1987 03/22/1988 Thurgood Marshall 8
Bowen v. Kizer 86-863 11/10/1987 03/23/1988 8
Bethesda Hospital Assn. v. Bowen 86-1764 02/29/1988 04/04/1988 Anthony M. Kennedy 9
Employment Division v. Smith 86-946 12/08/1987 04/27/1988 John Paul Stevens 5-3
U.S. Postal Service v. Letter Carriers 87-59 04/20/1988 04/27/1988 9
United States v. Providence Journal Co. 87-65 01/20/1988 05/02/1988 Harry A. Blackmun 6-2
Budinich v. Becton Dickinson & Co. 87-283 03/21/1988 05/23/1988 Antonin Scalia 9
Van Cauwenberghe v. Biard 87-336 03/21/1988 06/13/1988 Thurgood Marshall 9
Webster v. Doe 86-1294 01/12/1988 06/15/1988 William H. Rehnquist 6-2
Christianson v. Colt Industries Operating Corp. 87-499 04/18/1988 06/17/1988 William J. Brennan, Jr. 9
Catholic Conf. v. Abortion Rights Mobilization 87-416 04/18/1988 06/20/1988 Anthony M. Kennedy 8-1