Ruth Bader Ginsburg

CaseDecisionDecision DateVote
Friends of the Earth v. Laidlaw Environmental ServicesWrote the majority opinionJanuary 12, 20007-2
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources v. United States ex rel. StevensWrote a special concurrenceMay 22, 20009-0
Portuondo v. AgardWrote a dissentMarch 6, 20007-2
United States v. Martinez-SalazarWrote the majority opinionJanuary 19, 20009-0
Carter v. United StatesWrote a dissentJune 12, 20005-4
Florida v. J. L.Wrote the majority opinionMarch 28, 20009-0
Weisgram v. MarleyWrote the majority opinionFebruary 22, 20009-0
Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing ProductsWrote a regular concurrenceJune 12, 20009-0
Los Angeles Police Dept. v. United Reporting Publishing CorpWrote a regular concurrenceDecember 7, 19997-2
Nelson v. Adams USA, Inc.Wrote the majority opinionApril 25, 20009-0
Jones v. United StatesWrote the majority opinionMay 22, 20009-0
Rice v. CayetanoWrote a dissent, joined Stevens' dissentFebruary 23, 20007-2
Arizona v. CaliforniaWrote the majority opinionJune 19, 20006-3
Drye v. United StatesWrote the majority opinionDecember 7, 19999-0
Roe v. Flores-OrtegaWrote a dissent, joined Souter's dissentFebruary 23, 20006-3
Norfolk Southern R. Co. v. ShanklinWrote a dissentApril 17, 20007-2
Carmell v. TexasWrote a dissentMay 1, 20005-4
Stenberg v. CarhartWrote a regular concurrence, joined Stevens' concurrenceJune 28, 20005-4
Yamaha Motor Corp., U. S. A. v. CalhounWrote the majority opinionJanuary 9, 19969-0
Montana v. EgelhoffWrote a special concurrenceJune 13, 19965-4
Holly Farms Corp. v. National Labor Relations BoardWrote the majority opinionApril 23, 19965-4
Bank One Chicago, N. A. v. Midwest Bank & Trust Co.Wrote the majority opinionJanuary 17, 19969-0
BMW v. GoreWrote a dissentMay 20, 19965-4
Field v. MansWrote a regular concurrenceNovember 28, 19957-2
Thompson v. Keohane, WardenWrote the majority opinionNovember 29, 19957-2
Things Remembered, Inc. v. PetrarcaWrote a regular concurrence, joined Kennedy's concurrenceDecember 5, 19959-0
Bennis v. MichiganWrote a regular concurrenceMarch 4, 19965-4
United States v. VirginiaWrote the majority opinionJune 26, 19967-1
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. v. EpsteinWrote a dissentFebruary 27, 19966-3
Gasperini v. Center for Humanities Inc.Wrote the majority opinionJune 24, 19966-3
Libretti v. United StatesWrote a regular concurrenceNovember 7, 19958-1
United States v. ArmstrongWrote a regular concurrenceMay 13, 19968-1
Doctor's Associates Inc. v. CasarottoWrote the majority opinionMay 20, 19968-1
Carlisle v. United StatesWrote a regular concurrenceApril 29, 19967-2
Henderson v. United StatesWrote the majority opinionMay 20, 19966-3
Gray v. Netherland, WardenWrote a dissentJune 20, 19965-4
Muscarello v. United StatesWrote a dissentJune 8, 19985-4
Lunding v. New York Tax Appeals TribunalWrote a dissentJanuary 21, 19986-3
City of Chicago v. International College of SurgeonsWrote a dissentDecember 15, 19977-2
Bay Area Laundry & Dry Cleaning Pension Trust Fund v. Ferbar Corp.Wrote the majority opinionDecember 15, 19979-0
United States v. CabralesWrote the majority opinionJune 1, 19989-0
Bragdon v. AbbottWrote a regular concurrenceJune 25, 19985-4
Steel Company v. Citizens for a Better EnvironmentWrote a special concurrence, joined Stevens' concurrenceMarch 4, 19989-0
Brogan v. United StatesWrote a special concurrenceJanuary 26, 19987-2
Gebser v. Lago Vista Ind. School Dist.Wrote a dissent, joined Stevens' dissentJune 22, 19985-4
Miller v. AlbrightWrote a dissent, joined Breyer's dissentApril 22, 19986-3
Kawaauhau v. GeigerWrote the majority opinionMarch 3, 19989-0
Bates v. United StatesWrote the majority opinionNovember 4, 19979-0
Regions Hospital v. ShalalaWrote the majority opinionFebruary 24, 19986-3
Rivet v. Regions Bank of LouisianaWrote the majority opinionFebruary 24, 19989-0
Breard v. GreeneWrote a dissentApril 14, 19986-3
Baker v. General Motors Corp.Wrote the majority opinionJanuary 13, 19989-0
Quality King Distrib. v. L'anza Research Int.Wrote a regular concurrenceMarch 9, 19989-0
Burlington Industries, Inc. v. EllerthWrote a special concurrenceJune 26, 19987-2
Montana v. Crow Tribe of IndiansWrote the majority opinionMay 18, 19989-0
Jefferson, Individually And As Administrator Of The Estate Of ...Wrote the majority opinionDecember 9, 19978-1
United States v. BalsysWrote a dissent, joined Breyer's dissentJune 25, 19987-2
Air Line Pilots Association v. MillerWrote the majority opinionMay 26, 19987-2
United States v. United States Shoe Corp.Wrote the majority opinionMarch 31, 19989-0
Edwards v. BalisokWrote a regular concurrenceMay 19, 19979-0
McMillian v. Monroe County, AlabamaWrote a dissentJune 2, 19975-4
Babbitt v. YoupeeWrote the majority opinionJanuary 21, 19978-1
Vacco v. QuillWrote a special concurrenceJune 26, 19979-0
Agostini v. FeltonWrote a dissent, joined Souter's dissentJune 23, 19975-4
Ohio v. RobinetteWrote a special concurrenceNovember 18, 19968-1
Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co. v. BuckleyWrote a dissentJune 23, 19977-2
M.L.B V. S.L.J.Wrote the majority opinionDecember 16, 19966-3
Arizonans for Official English v. ArizonaWrote the majority opinionMarch 3, 19979-0
United States v. O'haganWrote the majority opinionJune 25, 19976-3
Warner Jenkinson Co., Inc. v. Hilton Davis Chemical Co.Wrote a regular concurrenceMarch 3, 19979-0
Strate v. A-1 ContractorsWrote the majority opinionApril 28, 19979-0
Washington v. GlucksbergWrote a special concurrenceJune 26, 19979-0
Chandler v. MillerWrote the majority opinionApril 15, 19978-1
Associates Commercial Corp. v. RashWrote the majority opinionJune 16, 19978-1
Caterpillar Inc. v. LewisWrote the majority opinionDecember 10, 19969-0
Amchem Products, Inc. v. WindsorWrote the majority opinionJune 25, 19976-2
Staples v. United StatesWrote a special concurrenceMay 23, 19947-2
Elder v. HollowayWrote the majority opinionFebruary 23, 19949-0
National Labor Relations Board v. Health Care & Retirement Corporation ...Wrote a dissentMay 23, 19945-4
Security Services, Inc. v. Kmart Corp.Wrote a dissentMay 16, 19947-2
Nichols v. United StatesWrote a dissent, joined Blackmun's dissentJune 6, 19946-3
Harris v. Forklift Sys.Wrote a regular concurrenceNovember 9, 19939-0
Northwest Airlines, Inc. v. County Of Kent, MichiganWrote the majority opinionJanuary 24, 19947-1
Consolidated Rail Corporation v. GottshallWrote a dissentJune 24, 19946-3
Barclays Bank Plc v. Franchise Tax Board Of CaliforniaWrote the majority opinionJune 20, 19947-2
Romano v. OklahomaWrote a dissentJune 13, 19945-4
Weiss v. United StatesWrote a regular concurrenceJanuary 19, 19949-0
Victor v. NebraskaWrote a special concurrenceMarch 22, 19947-2
Albright v. OliverWrote a regular concurrenceJanuary 24, 19947-2
Powell v. NevadaWrote the majority opinionMarch 30, 19947-2
Ibanez v. Florida Department Of Business And Professional Regulation, ...Wrote the majority opinionJune 13, 19947-2
Holder, Individually And In His Official Capacity As County ...Wrote a dissent, joined Blackmun's dissent, joined Stevens' dissentJune 30, 19945-4
Honda v. ObergWrote a dissentJune 24, 19947-2
United States Department Of Defense v. Federal Labor Relations AuthorityWrote a special concurrenceFebruary 23, 19949-0
Turner Broadcasting v. FCCWrote a dissent, joined O'Connor's dissentJune 27, 19945-4
Williamson v. United StatesWrote a regular concurrenceJune 27, 19949-0
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Harris Trust And Savings ...Wrote the majority opinionDecember 13, 19936-3
United States v. GrandersonWrote the majority opinionMarch 22, 19947-2
Ratzlaf Et Ux. v. United StatesWrote the majority opinionJanuary 11, 19945-4
United Mineworkers of America v. BagwellWrote a regular concurrenceJune 30, 19949-0
Simmons v. South CarolinaWrote a regular concurrenceJune 17, 19947-2
Reed v. Farley, Superintendent, Indiana State PrisonWrote the majority opinionJune 20, 19945-4
United States v. Alvarez-SanchezWrote a regular concurrenceMay 2, 19949-0
Miller v. JohnsonWrote a dissentJune 29, 19955-4
Missouri v. JenkinsWrote a dissent, joined Souter's dissentJune 12, 19955-4
Oklahoma Tax Commission v. Chickasaw NationWrote the majority opinionJune 14, 19955-4
American Airlines v. WolensWrote the majority opinionJanuary 18, 19955-3
Adarand Constructors v. PenaWrote a dissent, joined Souter's dissent, joined Stevens' dissentJune 12, 19955-4
Garlotte v. Fordice, Governor Of MississippiWrote the majority opinionMay 30, 19957-2
Hess v. Port Authority Trans-Hudson CorporationWrote the majority opinionNovember 14, 19945-4
Gutierrez De Martinez v. LamagnoWrote the majority opinionJune 14, 19955-4
McIntyre v. Ohio Elections CommissionWrote a regular concurrenceApril 19, 19957-2
Arizona v. EvansWrote a dissentMarch 1, 19957-2
Capitol Square Review and Advisory Bd. v. PinetteWrote a dissentJune 29, 19957-2
Vernonia School District v. ActonWrote a regular concurrenceJune 26, 19956-3
Director, Office Of Workers' Compensation Programs, Department Of Labor ...Wrote a special concurrenceMarch 21, 19959-0
Nationsbank Of North Carolina, N. A. v. Variable Annuity Life Insurance Co.Wrote the majority opinionJanuary 19, 19959-0
Gustafson v. Alloyd Co., Inc., Fka Alloyd Holdings, Inc.Wrote a dissent, joined Thomas' dissentFebruary 28, 19955-4
United States v. WilliamsWrote the majority opinionApril 25, 19956-3
Reno, Attorney General v. KorayWrote a regular concurrenceJune 5, 19958-1
City of Edmonds v. Oxford HouseWrote the majority opinionMay 15, 19956-3
Swint v. Chambers County CommissionWrote the majority opinionMarch 1, 19959-0
United States v. MezzanattoWrote a regular concurrenceJanuary 18, 19957-2
Sandin, Unit Team Manager, Halawa Correctional Facility v. ConnerWrote a dissentJune 19, 19955-4
Olmstead v. ZimringWrote the majority opinionJune 22, 19996-3
Reno v. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination CommitteeWrote a special concurrenceFebruary 24, 19998-1
Martin v. HadixWrote a dissentJune 21, 19997-2
Amoco Production Company v. Southern Ute Indian TribeWrote a dissentJune 7, 19997-1
Jefferson County v. AckerWrote the majority opinionJune 21, 19997-2
Ruhrgas AG v. Marathon Oil Co.Wrote the majority opinionMay 17, 19999-0
Minnesota v. CarterWrote a dissentDecember 1, 19986-3
Sutton v. United Air LinesWrote a regular concurrenceJune 22, 19997-2
Grupo Mexicano de Desarrollo v. Alliance Bond FundWrote a dissentJune 17, 19995-4
American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Company v. SullivanWrote a regular concurrenceMarch 3, 19998-1
Murphy Brothers, Inc. v. Michetti Pipestringing, Inc.Wrote the majority opinionApril 5, 19996-3
Dept of Commerce v. U.S. House of RepresentativesWrote a dissent, joined Stevens' dissentJanuary 25, 19995-4
NCAA v. SmithWrote the majority opinionFebruary 23, 19999-0
Humana Inc. v. ForsythWrote the majority opinionJanuary 20, 19999-0
Buckley v. American Constitutional Law Foundation Inc.Wrote the majority opinionJanuary 12, 19996-3
UNUM Life Ins. Co. of America v. WardWrote the majority opinionApril 20, 19999-0
Jones v. United StatesWrote a dissentJune 21, 19995-4

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