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How Has Justice Thomas Voted in Criminal Sentencing Cases?

Justice Thomas has participated in 80 criminal sentencing cases since joining the Court, siding with defendants 22 times and against them in 58 cases.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted for defendants in five of 21 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants in six of 21 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he … Continue Reading

Analytics Post No. 1000 – How Has Justice Kilbride Voted in Criminal Sentencing Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Kilbride has voted in 80 criminal sentencing cases.  He has voted for defendants’ position 30 times and against defendants in the remaining 50 cases.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted for defendants in 10 of 21 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants in nine of 21 cases.  … Continue Reading

How Has Justice Garman Voted in Criminal Sentencing Cases?

Today, we begin our review of the individual Justices’ voting records in criminal sentencing cases. Justice Garman has participated in 78 criminal sentencing cases since joining the Court.  She has voted for defendants 22 times and against them in 56 cases.  Between 2001 and 2004, she voted for defendants in four cases and against them … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Sentencing Cases at the Supreme Court 2010-2019?

Between 2010 and 2019, the Supreme Court decided 38 criminal sentencing cases.  The Court found for defendants in 12 of those cases and against defendants 26 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, the Court found for defendants in eight of 25 cases.  Between 2015 and 2019, defendants won only four of 13 cases. The Court has … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Sentencing Cases 2000-2009?

Between 2000 and 2009, the Court decided 45 criminal sentencing cases.  Defendants won 15 of those cases and lost 30.  Between 2000 and 2004, defendants won six cases and lost 18.  Between 2005 and 2009, defendants won nine cases and lost 12. Twenty-three of those cases were won by the defendants below.  Only five of … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants Fare in Criminal Sentencing Cases at the Supreme Court 1990-1999?

Today, we’re beginning our review of the Supreme Court’s voting record in criminal sentencing cases. Between 1990 and 1999, the Court decided 50 criminal sentencing cases.  The Court found for the defendant 17 times and against defendants in 33 cases.  Between 1990 and 1994, defendants won only four of 21 cases.  From 1995 to 1999, … Continue Reading

How Have Justices Theis and Neville Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Justice Theis participated in 82 criminal procedure cases between the time she joined the Court and the end of 2019.  She voted for defendants’ position in 24 of those cases and against the defendants 58 times.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted for defendants 11 times and against defendants in 33 cases.  From 2015 to … Continue Reading

How Has Chief Justice Burke Voted in Criminal Procedure Cases?

Since joining the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Burke has participated in 128 criminal procedure cases, voting for defendants’ position in 55 and against defendants in 73 cases.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted for defendants 16 times and against them 24 times.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted for defendants 24 times and against defendants … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

How Has Justice Thomas Voted in Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Since taking his seat on the Court, Justice Thomas has participated in 229 criminal constitutional law cases.  He has voted for defendants in 54 cases and against them in 175 cases.  Between 2001 and 2009, Justice Thomas supported defendants in only 31 cases and against them in 106 cases.  Between 2010 and 2019, Justice Thomas … Continue Reading

How Has Justice Kilbride Voted in Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Justice Kilbride has participated in 229 criminal constitutional law cases since taking his seat.  He has supported defendants in 90 cases and has voted against defendants in 139 cases.  Between 2001 and 2009, Justice Kilbride supported defendants in 61 cases and voted against defendants in 76 cases.  Since 2010, he has supported defendants in 29 … Continue Reading

How Has Justice Garman Voted on Criminal Constitutional Law Cases?

Since joining the Court, Justice Garman has voted in 221 criminal constitutional law cases.  She has voted for defendants in 67 cases and for the prosecution in 154.  From 2001 to 2009, Justice Garman voted for defendants in 42 cases and for the prosecution 86 times.  From 2010 to 2019, she supported the defendants 25 … Continue Reading

How Did Criminal Defendants Fare in Constitutional Law Cases at the Supreme Court (2010-2019)?

Today, we’re reviewing the Court’s record with criminal constitutional law cases across the decade just concluded.  Between 2010 and 2019, the Court decided 92 criminal constitutional law cases.  Defendants won 27 of those cases and lost 65.  From 2010 to 2012, defendants won five and lost 19.  From 2013 to 2016, the defendants won 10 … Continue Reading

How Have Criminal Defendants Fared at the Supreme Court in Constitutional Law Cases (2000-2009)?

The Supreme Court decided 150 criminal constitutional law cases between 2000 and 2009.  The Court ruled for defendants in 58 cases and against defendants in the remaining 92.  Between 2000 and 2002, the defendants won 22 cases and lost 23.  Between 2003 and 2006, defendants won 27 cases and lost 46.  Between 2007 and 2009, … Continue Reading

How Have Criminal Defendants Fared at the Supreme Court in Constitutional Law Cases (1990-1999)?

This week and next, we’re taking a break from our review of the Justices’ voting records in areas of civil law to look at criminal constitutional law cases.  First, we’re reviewing the Court’s overall record in these cases. The Court decided 143 criminal cases between 1990 and 1999 involving constitutional law issues.  Criminal defendants won … Continue Reading
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