Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The chief justice has submitted to Congress proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Procedure.

Statistics


On this page (last updated April 12, 2018), we keep ongoing statistics for the October 2017 term – dispositions by sitting, majority opinions authored by sitting, pace of grants, pace of decisions, the circuit scorecard, justice agreement and oral argument data (we’ll update the oral argument data at the end of the April sitting). Our most recent Stat Pack, which includes these and other variables for the October 2016 term, can be found here (published June 28, 2017). 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 9 6 10 9 9 8 12 63
Roberts 1 1
Kennedy 1 1
Thomas 1 1 1 1 4
Ginsburg 1 1 1 3
Breyer 1 1 1 3
Alito 1 1 2
Sotomayor 1 1 1 3
Kagan 1 1 1 3
Gorsuch 2 1 3
Remaining 2 0 3 6 9 8 12 40
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March April Total

 

Pace of grants

*Hover over the image to get a closer look at Court’s current pace of grants (desktop only)

Pace of decisions

*Hover over the image to get a closer look at Court’s current pace of decisions (desktop only)

Circuits

Total % Total Aff’d Rev % Aff’d % Rev’d
CA1 1 1%
CA2 5 7% 1 1 50% 50%
CA3 3 4% 0 1 0% 100%
CA4 0
CA5 4 6% 0 1 0% 100%
CA6 4 6% 0 2 0% 100%
CA7 7 10% 3 1 75% 25%
CA8 3 4%
CA9 13 19% 2 5 14.29% 85.71%
CA10 3 4%
CA11 6 9% 0 3 0% 100%
CADC 4 6% 1 2 33.33% 66.67%
CAFC 3 4% 1 1 50% 50%
CAAF 3 4%
State 8 11% 1 1 50% 50%
Dist. Court 3 4%
Orig. 3 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total 70 7 17 27.27% 72.73%

 

Voting relationships (OT17)

Justice Agreement in full, in part, or in judgment
AMK CT RBG SGB SAA SMS EK NMG
JGR 90% 75% 75% 75% 75% 75% 77.78% 85%
AMK 85% 65% 65% 85% 65% 66.67% 85%
CT 60% 60% 100% 60% 61.11% 80%
RBG 100% 60% 100% 100% 70%
SGB 60% 100% 100% 70%
SAA 60% 61.11% 80%
SMS 100% 70%
EK 72.22%
NMG

Term Snapshot
Awards