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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
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