Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, April 25. We will begin live-blogging at this link at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San Francisco County. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in BNSF Railway Co. v. Tyrrell. Amy Howe has our preview.

Statistics


Our most recent Stat Pack covers all action taken by the Supreme Court for October Term 2015, and you can find it here (published June 29, 2016). Previous editions of the Stat Pack can be found at the Stat Pack archive.

Dispositions by sitting (Major cases are in red)

 

Majority opinions authored by sitting

Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March April Total
Argued 8 9 7 9 7 11 13 64
Roberts 1 1 2 1 5
Kennedy 1 1 1 3
Thomas 1 1 1 3
Ginsburg 1 1 1 1 4
Breyer 1 1 2
Alito 1 1 2
Sotomayor 1 1 1 1 4
Kagan 1 1 1 3
Remaining 3 2 5 4 11 13 38
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March April Total

 

Pace of grants

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Pace of decisions

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Circuits

Total % Total Aff’d Rev % Aff’d % Rev’d
CA1 1 1% 1 0 100% 0%
CA2 5 7% 0 1 0% 100%
CA3 2 3% 0 1 0% 100%
CA4 2 3%
CA5 4 6% 1 1 50% 50%
CA6 6 9% 1 1 50% 50%
CA7 2 3% 0 1 0 100%
CA8 2 3% 0 1 0% 100%
CA9 10 14% 1 4 20% 80%
CA10 3 4% 0 2 0% 100%
CA11 5 7% 2 0 100% 0%
CADC 3 4% 1 0 100% 0%
CAFC 7 10% 0 3 0% 100%
State 16 23% 0 6 0% 100%
Dist. Court 2 3% 0 1 0% 100%
Orig. N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 70 7 22 24% 76%

 

Voting relationships (OT15)

Justice Agreement in full, in part, or in judgment
AS AMK CT RBG SGB SAA SMS EK
JGR 88% 88% 75% 78% 84% 84% 77% 87%
AS 82% 88% 71% 82% 94% 65% 82%
AMK 71% 84% 91% 82% 79% 95%
CT 62% 67% 78% 64% 67%
RBG 86% 73% 88% 87%
SGB 77% 83% 92%
SAA 64% 81%
SMS 81%
EK
Term Snapshot
Awards