How Has Justice Karmeier Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Justice Karmeier has participated in 156 criminal procedure cases since joining the Court.  He has voted for defendants in 42 of those cases and against them in 114.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants in 23 cases and against them 43 times.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted for defendants nine times and against them in 43 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants ten times and against them in 28 cases.

Justice Karmeier has participated in 79 criminal procedure cases won by defendants below, voting to affirm 20 times and to reverse in 59 cases.  Justice Karmeier voted to affirm in 11 of 30 cases from 2005 to 2009.  Between 2010 and 2014, he voted to affirm four times and to reverse in 26 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to affirm in five cases and to reverse 14 times.

Justice Karmeier has participated in 76 criminal procedure cases lost by defendants below, voting to reverse 21 of those decisions and to affirm 55 times.  Between 2005 and 2009, he voted to reverse 11 times and to affirm in 23 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to reverse five times and to affirm in 17 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to reverse in five cases and to affirm 14 times.

Join us back here next week as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records.

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How Has Justice Thomas Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Thomas has participated in 203 criminal procedure cases.  He has voted for defendants 58 times and against them in 145 cases.  Between 2001 and 2004, Justice Thomas voted for defendants 12 times and against them in 31 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, Justice Thomas voted for defendants 26 times and against them in 44 cases.  Between 2010 and 2014, Justice Thomas voted for defendants in ten cases and against them 42 times.  Between 2015 and 2019, Justice Thomas voted for defendants in ten cases and against them 28 times.

Justice Thomas has participated in 99 criminal procedure cases won by defendants at the Appellate Court.  He voted to affirm in 25 of those cases and to reverse, in whole or in part, 74 times.  Justice Thomas voted to affirm in only two of twenty cases from 2001 to 2004.  Between 2005 and 2009, he voted to affirm 13 times and to reverse in 17 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to affirm five times and to reverse in 25 cases.  Finally, from 2015 to 2019, he voted to affirm five times and to reverse in 14 cases.

One hundred two cases were lost by defendants below.  Justice Thomas voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 31 of these cases and to affirm 71 times.  Between 2001 and 2004, Justice Thomas voted to reverse in nine cases and to reverse 13 times.  Between 2005 and 2009, Justice Thomas voted to reverse in 12 cases and to affirm 27 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, he voted to reverse five times and to affirm in 17 cases.  Between 2015 and 2019, Justice Thomas voted to reverse in five cases and the affirm 14 times.

Join us back here tomorrow as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records.

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How Has Justice Kilbride Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Justice Kilbride has participated in 203 criminal procedure cases since joining the Court.  He has supported defendants in 81 cases and has voted against defendants 122 times.  From 2001 to 2004, he has voted for defendants 18 times and against them in 25 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants 36 times and against them 34 times.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted for defendants 12 times and against them 40 times.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants 15 times and against them 23 times.

Ninety-nine of those cases were won by defendants below.  Justice Kilbride has voted to affirm 32 of those decisions, and has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 67 times.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted to affirm only four times while voting to reverse in 16 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to affirm 17 times while voting to reverse in 13 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to affirm only four times while voting to reverse in 26 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to affirm in seven of 19 cases.

One-hundred two cases were lost by the defendants below.  Justice Kilbride voted to reverse, in whole in part, in 47 cases while voting to affirm 55 times.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted to reverse 13 times and to affirm nine decisions.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to reverse 18 times and to affirm in 21 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to reverse eight times and to affirm 14 times.  From 2015, he voted to reverse eight times and to affirm in 11 cases.

Join us back here next week as we continue our examination of the individual Justices’ voting records.

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How Has Justice Garman Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Court in 2001, Justice Garman has participated in 199 criminal procedure cases.  She has voted for defendants in 58 cases and for the government 141 times.  Between 2001 and 2004, she voted for defendants 12 times in 40 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, she voted for defendants in 24 cases and for the government 45 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, she voted for defendants 11 times and against them in 41 cases.  Between 2015 and 2019, she voted for defendants in 11 cases and for the government 27 times.

Ninety-eight of those cases were won by the defendant below.  Justice Garman voted to affirm 27 of those decisions and voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 71 times.  Between 2001 and 2004, she voted to reverse in 16 of 19 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, Justice Garman voted to affirm 12 times and to reverse in 18 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to affirm only 6 of 30 decisions, and from 2015 to 2019, she voted to affirm 6 times in 19 cases.

Ninety-nine cases were won by defendants below (two of these cases were not taken from final judgments).  Justice Garman voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 29 times, and voted to affirm in 70 cases.  From 2001 to 2004, she voted to reverse in 8 of 20 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, she voted to reverse in 11 of 38 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to reverse five times in 22 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to reverse in 5 cases and to affirm 14 times.

Join us back here next time as we continue our examination of the Justices’ voting records.

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How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases From 2010 to 2019?

Between 2010 and 2019, the Court decided 90 criminal procedure cases.  The Court decided for the defendant 25 times and for the prosecution in 65 cases.  Between 2000 and 2004, defendants won 13 of 52 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, defendants won only 12 of 38 cases.

The Court decided 49 cases won by the defendants below.  The Court affirmed in 11 cases and reversed 38 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, the Court affirmed only five times and reversed in 25 cases.  Between 2015 and 2019, the Court affirmed six times in nineteen cases.

The Court decided 41 criminal procedure cases lost by the defendants below, winning reversal 14 times and losing 27 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, the defendants won eight cases and lost 14.  Between 2015 and 2019, six defense losses were reversed and 13 were affirmed.

Join us back here next week as we continue our review of the Court’s voting record in criminal  procedure cases.

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How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases Between 2000 and 2009?

Between 2000 and 2009, the Supreme Court decided 123 criminal procedure cases.  Defendants won 50 of those cases, and the government won 73.  From 2000 to 2004, defendants won 21 cases and lost 31.  Between 2005 and 2009, defendants won 29 cases and lost 42.

The Court decided 58 criminal procedure cases which the defendants won at the Appellate Court.  The Supreme Court affirmed 22 of those decisions and reversed 36 times.  From 2000 to 2004, the Court affirmed eight times and reversed in 19 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, the Court affirmed 14 defense wins and reverse 17 times.

The Court decided 63 criminal procedure cases lost by the defendants below between 2000 and 2009.  The Court reversed 26 of those defendants’ losses and affirmed 37.  Between 2000 and 2004, the Court decided 24 criminal procedure cases lost by the defendants below, and the results were split: 12 reversals, 12 affirmances.  Between 2005 and 2009, the Court reversed 14 defense losses and affirmed 25.

Join us next time as we continue our review of the Court’s criminal procedure cases.

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How Did Criminal Defendants Fare in Criminal Procedure Cases from 1990 to 1999?

Between 1990 and 1999, the Supreme Court decided 112 cases involving various questions of criminal procedure.  Defendants won only 46 of those cases, losing 66.  Between 1990 and 1994, the defendants won 26 cases and lost 38.  Between 1995 and 1999, the defendants lost 20 cases and won 28.

Sixty-three of those cases were won by defendants below.  The Court affirmed 26 times and reversed in 37 cases.  Between 1990 and 1994, the defendants successfully defended 18 of those wins and lost 25 times.  From 1995 to 1999, the defendants successfully defended eight decisions and lost 12 times.

The Court decided 48 criminal procedure cases lost by the defendant below, reversing in 19 cases and affirming 29 times.  From 1990 to 1994, the Court reversed seven times and affirmed 13 times.  From 1995 to 1999, the Court reversed in a dozen cases and affirmed 16 times.

Join us back here next week as we continue our review of the Court’s criminal procedure cases.

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How Have Justices Theis and Neville Voted in Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Theis has participated in 83 criminal constitutional law cases.  She has voted for defendants 32 times and against them in 51 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she supported defendants in 12 of 33 cases.  Since that time, she has voted for defendants in 20 cases and against them in 30 cases.

Forty-nine cases were won by defendants below.  Justice Theis has voted to affirm 18 of these wins and reversed 31 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, she voted to affirm seven defendants’ wins and voted to reverse in seven cases.  Since that time, she has voted to affirm only 11 times and to reverse in 24 cases.

Justice Theis has participated in 34 criminal constitutional law cases lost by the defendants below, voting to reverse 14 times and to affirm in 20 cases.  Between 2010 and 2014, she voted to reverse five such cases and to affirm 14 times.  Between 2015 and 2019, she voted to reverse in nine cases and to affirm six defendants’ losses.

Since joining the Court, Justice Neville has participated in 14 criminal constitutional law cases.  He has supported defendants’ position in nine cases and voted for the government in five cases.  Nine of these cases were won by defendants below.  Justice Neville has voted to affirm in five of these cases and to reverse four times.  Five of these cases were lost by the defendants below.  Justice Neville has voted to reverse in whole or in part in four of those five cases.

Next time, we’ll take up the Justices’ voting records in another area of criminal law.

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How Has Chief Justice Burke Voted in Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Since taking her seat, Chief Justice Burke has voted in 125 criminal constitutional law cases.  She has voted for defendants in 49 of those cases, and against them 76 times.  Between 2006 and 2009, she voted for defendants in 13 cases and against them 21 times.  Between 2010 and 2019, she supported defendants 36 times and supported the prosecution in 55 cases.

Seventy-five of those cases were won by the defendants at the Appellate Court.  The Chief Justice voted to affirm 28 of those wins and voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 47 times.  Between 2006 and 2009, Chief Justice Burke voted to affirm eight times and to reverse in 13 cases.  Between 2010 and 2019, she voted to affirm in 20 cases and to reverse 34 times.

 

Meanwhile, Chief Justice Burke participated in 48 criminal constitutional law cases lost by the defendants at the Appellate Court.  She voted to reverse in 21 of those cases and to affirm 27 times.  Between 2006 and 2009, she voted to reverse five times in thirteen total cases.  Between 2010 and 2019, she voted to reverse 16 times and to affirm in 19 cases.

 

Join us back here next week as we wrap up our review of the Justices’ voting records on criminal constitutional law cases.

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How Has Justice Karmeier Voted in Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Karmeier has voted in 152 criminal constitutional law cases.  He has voted for defendants in 35 of those cases and for the state 117 times.  Between 2005 and 2009, he voted for defendants in 11 of 61 cases.  Since that time, he supported defendants in 24 cases and voted against defendants 67 times.

Justice Karmeier has participated in 94 criminal constitutional law cases won by the defendants below.  He voted to affirm in 20 of those cases and has voted to reverse 74 times.  Between 2005 and 2009, Justice Thomas supported affirmance in eight cases while voting to reverse 33 times.  Between 2010 and 2019, he voted to affirm 12 times and to reverse in 41 cases.

 

Justice Karmeier has participated in 58 criminal constitutional law cases lost by the defendants below.  He has voted to reverse 15 times and to affirm in 43 cases.  Between 2005 and 2009, he voted to reverse only three times, while voting to reverse, in whole or in part, 17 times.  Between 2010 and 2019, Justice Karmeier voted to reverse in a dozen cases while voting to affirm 26 times.

 

Join us back here tomorrow as we address Chief Justice Burke’s voting record.

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