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Reviewing Justice Karmeier’s Voting Record in Civil Procedure Cases

Justice Karmeier has participated in 77 civil procedure cases since he joined the Court in 2005.  He has voted for plaintiffs in 30 of those cases and voted against plaintiffs 47 times.  From 2005 to 2010, Justice Karmeier voted for plaintiffs in 11 of 28 cases.  From 2011 to 2015, he voted for plaintiffs in … Continue Reading

Reviewing Justice Thomas’ Voting Record in Civil Procedure Cases

Since joining the Court, Justice Thomas has participated in 98 civil procedure cases.  He has voted for plaintiffs’ position in 40 of those cases and against plaintiffs in 58.  From 2001 to 2005, Justice Thomas voted for plaintiffs in 14 of 32 cases.  From 2006 to 2010, he voted for plaintiffs eight times and against … Continue Reading

Reviewing Justice Kilbride’s Voting Record in Civil Procedure Cases

Justice Kilbride has participated in 103 civil procedure cases since joining the Court, voting for plaintiffs 52 times and for defendants in 51 cases.  Between 2001 and 2005, he voted for plaintiffs in 18 of 33 cases.  Between 2006 and 2010, he voted for plaintiffs in 11 of 21 cases.  From 2011 to 2015, he … Continue Reading

Reviewing Justice Garman’s Voting Record in Civil Procedure Cases

Since joining the Court in 2001, Justice Garman has participated in 104 cases primarily involving civil procedure issues.  She has supported plaintiffs’ position in 43 of those cases and has supported defendants in 61.  That record has been relatively consistent across time – she supported plaintiffs in 14 of 32 cases from 2001 to 2005, … Continue Reading

How Have Defendants Fared in Civil Procedure Cases Between 2010 and 2019?

Between 2010 and 2019, the Supreme Court decided fifty-four cases primarily involving civil procedure issues.  Defendants won 30 of those cases and lost 24.  Between 2010 and 2012, defendants were 11-5.  Between 2013 and 2017, defendants won only nine of nineteen cases.  Over the past two years, defendants were 10-9. The Court decided 24 cases … Continue Reading

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

Between 2000 and 2009, the Supreme Court decided 54 civil procedure cases.  Defendants won 28 cases and lost 26.  Defendants were 9-5 in 2000 and 2001 and stayed near .500 for the rest of the decade. The Court decided 23 cases won by the defendants at the Appellate Court.  The Court affirmed 11 of those … Continue Reading

How Did Defendants in Civil Procedure Cases Fare at the Supreme Court 1990-1999?

This week in our ongoing review of the Justices’ voting records in various areas of law, we’re beginning our look at civil procedure cases.  The Court decided 116 cases from 1990 to 1999 involving issues of civil procedure between 1990 and 1999.  Defendants won 61 of those cases and plaintiffs won 55 cases.  Defendants were … Continue Reading
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