How Did Domestic Relations Defendants Fare at the Supreme Court From 2010 to 2019?

The Court decided 24 domestic relations cases between 2010 and the end of last year, siding with defendants in 12 and plaintiffs in 12.  Between 2010 and 2014, defendants won eight cases and lost seven.  From 2015 to 2019, defendants won four and lost five.

Only nine of these cases were won by the defendants below.  The Court affirmed four of those defendants’ wins and reversed, in whole or in part, five times.

Fifteen cases were lost by the defendants at the Appellate Court.  The Supreme Court reversed eight of those defense losses in whole or in part and affirmed in seven cases.

Join us back here next week as we begin reviewing the individual Justices’ records in these cases.

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How Did Domestic Relations Defendants Fare at the Supreme Court From 2000 to 2009?

Between 2000 and 2009, the Supreme Court decided 33 domestic relations cases.  Defendants won 14 of those cases and lost 19.  From 2000 to 2004, defendants won nine cases and lost nine.  From 2005 to 2009, defendants won five cases and lost ten.

Thirteen of these cases were won by the defendants at the Appellate Court.  The Court affirmed three of those decisions and reversed, in whole or in part, ten times.  From 2000 to 2004, the Court affirmed three decisions and reversed five.  From 2005 to 2009, the Court reversed all five defendants’ wins.

The Court decided 20 cases lost by the defendants below.  The Court reversed, in whole or in part, 11 times and affirmed nine of those losses.  From 2000 to 2004, the Court reversed six times and affirmed four times.  From 2005 to 2009, the Court reversed five times and affirmed in five cases.

Join us back here next time as we review the Court’s decisions from 2010 to 2019.

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How Did Domestic Relations Defendants Fare in at the Supreme Court 1990-1999?

Today, we begin our review of the Justices’ voting records in another area of civil law – domestic relations cases.  From 1990 to 1999, the Court decided 23 domestic relations cases.  Defendants won 12 of those 23 cases.  From 1990 to 1994, defendants won seven cases and lost seven.  From 1995 to 1999, defendants won five cases and lost four.

Defendants won ten of these cases at the Appellate Court.  The Supreme Court affirmed four of those ten wins and reversed in six cases.  From 1990 to 1994, the Supreme Court affirmed three of seven decisions.  From 1995 to 1999, the Court affirmed only one of three cases won by defendants below.

The remaining twelve cases were lost by the defendants at the Appellate Court.  The Supreme Court reversed, in whole or in part, in seven of those twelve cases.  From 1990 to 1994, the Supreme Court reversed four of seven defense losses.  From 1995 to 1999, the Court reversed in three cases and affirmed in two.

Join us back here next week as we conclude our review of the year-by-year decisions in domestic relations cases.

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

Since joining the Supreme Court, Justice Theis has participated in 33 criminal sentencing cases.  She has voted for defendants’ position 12 times and against defendants in 21 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she supported defendants in eight of 20 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she supported defendants in four of 13 cases.

Sixteen of these cases were won by defendants below.  Justice Theis voted to affirm in six of those cases and voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in ten cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to affirm four of nine decisions.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to affirm two cases and to reverse five times.

The remaining twelve cases were lost by defendants below.  Justice Theis has evenly split her votes in those cases, voting to reverse six times and to affirm six times.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to reverse four of eight defendants’ losses.  From 2015 to 2019, she evenly split her votes in four defendants’ losses – two to reverse, two to affirm.

Justice Neville has participated in two criminal sentencing cases, voting for defendants in one of two.  One of those cases was won by the defendant below, and Justice Neville voted to reverse that defense win.  One was lost by the defendant below, and Justice Neville voted to reverse.

Join us back here next time as we begin our review of voting records in another area of civil law.

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How Has Chief Justice Burke Voted in Criminal Sentencing Cases?

Between joining the Court in 2006 and the end of 2019, Chief Justice Burke has participated in 54 criminal sentencing cases.  She has supported defendants’ position in 20 of those cases and voted against defendants 34 times.  Between 2006 and 2009, she voted for defendants in 6 of 16 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted for defendants in 8 of 25 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted for defendants in 6 of 13 cases.

Twenty-four of those criminal sentencing cases were won by the defendants below.  Chief Justice Burke voted to affirm nine of those decisions and voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 15 times.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted to affirm only two of seven decisions.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to affirm four of ten decisions.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to affirm in three of seven cases.

Twenty-five criminal sentencing cases were lost by defendants below.  Chief Justice Burke has voted to reverse 11 of those decisions and to affirm in 14 cases.  From 2006 to 2009, she voted to reverse four of nine decisions.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to reverse four times in 12 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to reverse, in whole or in part, three times in four cases.

Join us back here next week as we review the voting records for the remaining Justices.

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How Has Justice Karmeier Voted in Criminal Sentencing Cases?

Today, we’re reviewing the voting record of Justice Karmeier in criminal sentencing cases.

Between joining the Court in 2005 and the end of 2019, Justice Karmeier participated in 59 criminal sentencing cases.  He voted for defendants 18 times and against them in 41 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted for defendants in seven of 21 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted for defendants seven times and against them 18 times.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants four times and against them in nine cases.

Between 2005 and 2019, Justice Karmeier participated in 28 criminal sentencing cases won by the defendants below.  He voted to affirm in nine cases and to reverse 19 times.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to affirm in four of eleven cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to affirm in three of ten cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to affirm twice in seven cases.

During these years, Justice Karmeier participated in 26 criminal sentencing cases lost by the defendants below.  He voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in nine of those cases and to affirm 17 times.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to reverse only three times and to affirm in seven cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to reverse four times in twelve cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to reverse twice and to affirm twice.

Join us back here tomorrow as we turn our attention to another Justice.

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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 voted for defendants in seven cases out of 25.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted for defendants in four of 13 cases.

Justice Thomas has voted to affirm in eight of 38 criminal sentencing cases won by the defendants below since joining the Court.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted to reverse all 11 such decisions.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to affirm three defendants’ wins and voted to reverse in eight cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to affirm three times and to reverse seven times.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to affirm in two cases and to reverse in four.

Justice Thomas has participated in 36 criminal sentencing cases lost by the defendants below.  He has voted to reverse in 14 of those 36 cases and to affirm 22 times.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted to reverse five times in nine cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to reverse three times in ten cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to reverse four times in twelve cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to reverse in two of five cases.

Join us back here next Tuesday as we continue our review of the Justices’ voting records in criminal sentencing cases.

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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.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted for defendants in seven of 25 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he has voted for defendants four times out of 13 cases.

Justice Kilbride has participated in 38 criminal sentencing cases won by defendants below.  He has voted to affirm 15 of those decisions and has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, 23 times.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted to affirm four times in 11 cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to affirm five times in 11 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to affirm four times in ten cases.  And from 2015 to 2019 he voted to affirm twice in six cases.

Justice Kilbride has voted to reverse in 15 criminal sentencing cases lost by defendants below and has voted to affirm 21 of those decisions.  From 2001 to 2004, he voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in six of nine cases.  From 2005 to 2009, he voted to reverse four times in ten cases.  From 2010 to 2014, he voted to reverse three times in twelve cases.  From 2015 to 2019, he voted to reverse twice in five cases.

Join us back here tomorrow as we turn our attention to Justice Thomas’ voting record in criminal sentencing cases.

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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 15 times.  Between 2005 and 2009, she voted for defendants seven times and against them 14 times.  Between 2010 and 2014, she voted for defendants seven times and against them in 18 cases.  From 2015 to 2019, Justice Garman voted for defendants in four cases and against them nine times.

Justice Garman has participated in 37 criminal sentencing cases won by the defendants below.  She has voted to affirm in nine of those cases and to reverse, in whole or in part, 28 times.  Between 2001 and 2004, she voted to reverse all ten defendants’ wins.  Between 2005 and 2009, she voted to affirm four times and to reverse in six cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to affirm in three of ten cases.  From 2015 to 2019, she voted to affirm twice and to reverse in five cases.

Justice Garman has participated in 35 criminal sentencing cases lost by the defendants below.  She has voted to reverse, in whole or in part, in 13 cases and to affirm 22 times.  From 2001 to 2004, she voted to reverse in four of eight cases.  From 2005 to 2009, she voted to reverse in three of 11 cases.  From 2010 to 2014, she voted to reverse in four cases and to affirm eight times.  And from 2015 to 2019, she voted to reverse in two cases and to affirm in two.

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

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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 decided 17 criminal sentencing cases won by the defendants below, affirming six of those decisions and reversing 11 times.  From 2010 to 2014, the Court affirmed four decisions and reversed six.  From 2015 to 2019, the Court affirmed two decisions and reversed five.

The Court decided 16 criminal sentencing cases lost by the defendants below, reversing in whole or in part six times and affirming in ten cases.  From 2010 to 2014, the Court reversed four times and affirmed in eight cases.  From 2015 to 2019, the Court reversed twice and affirmed twice.

Join us next time as we begin our review of the individual Justices’ voting records.

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